Consequences of Perfectionism Scale (COPS)

Consequences of Perfectionism Scale (COPS)
Kim‚ 2010
Being perfectionistic …
1.    gets me to stay on track in my performance.
2.    gets me to concentrate worse.
3.    hinders me from staying on track in my performance.
4.    drives me to be motivated.
5.    gets me to be less on top of things.
6.    pushes me to achieve more.
7.    gets me to be on top of things.
8.    pushes me to pursue my goals.
9.    gets me to decrease my productivity.
10.encourages me to be successful.
Positive Consequences (alpha 0.91)‚ Negative Consequences (alpha 0.86)
1 = Extremely Untrue of Me‚ 2 = Somewhat Untrue of Me‚ 3 = Neither True nor Untrue of Me‚ 4 = Somewhat True of Me‚ 5 = Extremely True of Me
Positive Consequences (1‚ 4‚ 6‚ 8‚ and 10)‚ Negative Consequences (2‚ 6‚ 5 and 9)

Kim‚ J. M. (2010). The conceptualization and assessment of the perceived consequences of perfectionism. Department of Psychology. University of Michigan. Bachelor of Arts Thesis Available from

Stoeber‚ Joachim.‚ Hoyle‚ Azina‚ and Last‚ Freyja‚ (2013).  The Consequences of Perfectionism Scale: Factorial Structure and Relationships with Perfectionism‚ Performance Perfectionism‚ Affect‚ and Depressive Symptoms. s. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development‚ 46(3)‚ 178-191.