January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1624
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A definition of the medical term perfectionism is presented. The term refers to a type of neurosis in which the individual attempts to achieve goals of behavior or performance that are unrealistic or unnecessary. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.


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