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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2021, Vol. 17(1) 210-231

Forgiveness, Locus of Control, and Perfectionism: A Mixed Method Study

Fatih Camadan & Serkan Volkan Sarı

pp. 210 - 231   |  DOI:   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2003-09-0003

Published online: February 01, 2021  |   Number of Views: 71  |  Number of Download: 175


The present study aims to explain forgiveness through locus of control and perfectionism. This study has been carried out within the framework of the mixed research method in which quantitative and qualitative research approaches were dealt with together. The study group consists of the university students. In the quantitative results reveal that the external locus of control is a negatively significant explanatory factor of adaptive perfectionism and a positively significant explanatory factor of maladaptive perfectionism. Moreover, the external locus of control explains forgiveness negatively. In addition, adaptive perfectionism is the positive explanatory factor of forgiveness, and maladaptive perfectionism is the negative explanatory factor of forgiveness. In the qualitative results of the study, it is understood that the statements of most of the participants with high scores of adaptive perfectionism and internal locus of control are gathered under the theme of forgiveness, whereas the statements of those with high scores of maladaptive perfectionism and external locus of control are under the theme of unforgiveness.

Keywords: Forgiveness, Locus of Control, Perfectionism, Mixed Method Study

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APA 6th edition
Camadan, F. & Sari, S.V. (2021). Forgiveness, Locus of Control, and Perfectionism: A Mixed Method Study . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(1), 210-231. doi: 10.29329/ijpe.2021.329.14

Camadan, F. and Sari, S. (2021). Forgiveness, Locus of Control, and Perfectionism: A Mixed Method Study . International Journal of Progressive Education, 17(1), pp. 210-231.

Chicago 16th edition
Camadan, Fatih and Serkan Volkan Sari (2021). "Forgiveness, Locus of Control, and Perfectionism: A Mixed Method Study ". International Journal of Progressive Education 17 (1):210-231. doi:10.29329/ijpe.2021.329.14.

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