Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale

The Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale is a measure of perfectionism traits:

1. Self-Oriented Perfectionism
2. Other-Oriented Perfectionism
3. Socially Prescribed Perfectionism


Using the measure
If you wish to use the measure for research, clinical, applied, or consulting purposes, it is available only from Multihealth Systems Inc. Please order the scale from Multihealth Systems Inc and refer to the contact information below if you have any questions. A technical manual is also available from Multihealth Systems Inc.


Contact Information Multihealth Systems Inc.
3770 Victoria Park Ave.
Toronto, ON.
M2H 3M6
Toll-free number within North America: 1-800-268-6011.
For countries outside North America: +1 416 492 2627
Multihealth Systems Inc. MPS Scale


References Hewitt, P. L., & Flett, G. L. (1991). Perfectionism in the self and social contexts: Conceptualization, assessment, and association with psychopathology. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 456–470. doi: 10.1037/0022-3514.60.3.456
Hewitt, P. L., Flett, G. L., Turnbull-Donovan, W., & Mikail, S. F. (1991). The Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale: Reliability, validity, and psychometric properties in psychiatric samples. Psychological Assessment, 3(3), 464–468.
Hewitt, P. L., & Flett, G. L. (2004). Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (MPS): Technical manual. Toronto, Canada: Multi-Health Systems.


Normative data Normative Data for Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale Subscales of Self-Oriented Perfectionism, Other Oriented Perfectionism, and Socially Prescribed Perfectionism for Community, Psychiatric Patient, and University Student Samples.