Adolescent loneliness and social skills: Agreement and discrepancies between self-, meta-, and peer-evaluations.

Lonely adolescents report that they have poor social skills, but it is unknown whether this is due to an accurate perception of a social skills deficit, or a biased negative perception. This is an important distinction, as actual social skills deficits require different treatments than biased negative perceptions. In this study, we compared self-reported social[…]

The scars of the inner critic: perfectionism and nonsuicidal self-injury in eating disorders.