Short report: Functional somatic symptoms are associated with perfectionism in adolescents
- Perfectionism has been linked to a wide range of problems in adolescents.
- Yet, the effect of perfectionism on FSSs in adolescents is unknown.
- We examined whether the feeling one has to be perfect predicted the level of FSSs.
- Perfectionism predicted the course of FSSs in adolescents.
- Symptoms of anxiety and depression only partly mediated this effect.