The toll of perfectionism
Perfectionism is on the rise among young people.
This hour, we look at the impact of perfectionism on mental health and how to deal with perfectionist tendencies.
Plus: what the self-help industry can tell us about our interest in perfection.
- Thomas Curran: Assistant professor of psychological and behavioral science at the London School of Economics and Political Science
- Tamar Gendler: Professor of philosophy, psychology and cognitive science at Yale University
- Kristen Meinzer: Host of the By the Book podcast
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Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol, and Cat Pastor contributed to this show, which originally aired April 13, 2022.
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