The Role of Personality Disorders and Characterological Tendencies in Procrastination

  • Joseph R. Ferrari
  • Judith L. Johnson
  • William G. McCown
Part of the The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology book series (SSSC)

Abstract

Throughout this volume we have noted that procrastinators differ in emotional, cognitive, and behavioral domains compared to nonprocrastinators. Research findings reported in several Chapters indicate positive relations between procrastination and a wide variety of variables such as depression, forgetfulness, disorganization, dysfunctional impulsivity, sensation-seeking, perfectionism, noncompetitiveness, and decreased energy and self-control.

Keywords

Personality Disorder Anger Expression Perfectionistic Cognition Nonclinical Sample Anger Suppression 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph R. Ferrari
    • 1
  • Judith L. Johnson
    • 2
  • William G. McCown
    • 3
  1. 1.DePaul UniversityChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Villanova UniversityVillanovaUSA
  3. 3.Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric ResearchOrangeburgUSA

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