Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2012

  • Big Five Traits and Perfectionism are Risk Factors for Nonsuicidal Cutting

    Holly M. Miskey, Robert W. Hill, Timothy J. Huelsman

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2012
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 24 December 2012
    Published: 30 December 2012
    Abstract: This investigation assessed the role of the Big Five dimensions of personality and perfectionism in predicting nonsuicidal cutting in a sample of undergraduate students. Of 292 students, 50 (17%) endorsed cutting behavior. Duration of cutting was associated with Openness, and Introversion, as well as perfectionistic rumination. Frequency of cutting... Show More