Lina M. Al Maharmeh, Fuad E. Al Jawaldeh, Nabil S. Homedan, Suhair M. Al-Tal


The study aimed to identify the degree of perfectionism among gifted students in the Jubilee School of Excellence in Jordan and its relation to psychological anxiety. The descriptive connection method was used and the study was applied to a sample of 100 students from the Jubilee School of Excellence. The finding has led to conclusion that perfectionism among the gifted student found to be healthy perfectionists. The family and the surrounding endearment, Middle East crises have essential roles in developing the students of setting the bar too high to be achieved in addition to that the missing strive from the parents due to rabid changes in the surrounding and the standard of living, also led to the rapid increase in developing the gifted students of the Jubilee School.


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