Konrad Piotrowski

Konrad Piotrowski
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities | SWPS · Institute of Psychology

PhD
I study parental identity, parental burnout and regretting the decision to have children.

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October 2015 - present
SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
November 2012 - July 2015
Educational Research Institute
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
January 2009 - December 2012

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Publications (38)
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Is it possible that striving for flawlessness and perfection in their children's performance is detrimental to parents? Could it be so harmful that it exposes parents to the risk of burnout? In order to answer these questions, this study adopted a three-dimension model of childoriented perfectionism (encompassing three dimensions: high standards, o...
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This study aimed to explore perceptions and experiences of parental identity development, with a specific focus on how the developmental dynamics of emerging adulthood intersect with processes of commitment, exploration and reconsideration of the parental role. Twenty-four South-African emerging adult parents were interviewed. Thematic analysis rev...
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The present study was the first one in which parental identity statuses were investigated from the point of view of the processual identity model. The aim was the observation of individual differences among parents in respect of their parental identity (identity statuses) and differences between parents with a different identity status. In the stud...
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Surveys conducted over the last few years on representative samples in the US and Germany suggest that the percentage of parents who regret having children is approximately 7-8%. In none of these studies did the researchers attempt a detailed examination of this group of parents from the perspective of their psychological functioning. In the presen...
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In the present study, we examined the relationships between adult identity, strength of identity commitments, and their potential determinants: number of adult social roles undertaken and psychosocial maturity. A total of 358 emerging adults aged 18 to 30 participated. Structural equation modelling analyses indicated that psychosocial maturity dime...
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Expecting perfection from the child harms the parent as well. The study presents a questionnaire to measure child-oriented perfectionism.
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Drawing on the Meeus-Crocetti identity model, it was analysed whether the sense of identity in the parental and romantic domains is related to domain-specific functioning or whether they are related to a broad spectrum of outcomes. Four hundred and fifty-nine individuals (58% women), aged 21‒40 (M = 33.88, SD = 4.39), participated in this cross-sec...
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The Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale (FMPS) is one of the most popular questionnaires for measuring perfectionism. Although this scale is in common use, its psychometric parameters still remain in dispute. The aimof this article is to present the Polish adaptation of the FMPS in a non-clinical sample. 696 university students aged 18 to 42...
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According to McAdams and Pals, American Psychologist, 61(3), 204-217 (2006), personality is not only expressed through traits but also through characteristic adaptations, including values. In the present study we analyze how two aspects of personality - temperament traits (Strelau 2008) and values (Schwartz 2007) - are related to hedonic and eudaim...
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Recent years have been marked by a rise in perfectionism in developed countries. Studies have shown that dimensions of perfectionism are related to the way people handle identity crises, whose successful resolution leads to finding a place within the adult community. In the present study, we aimed to show that two dimensions of perfectionism-perfec...
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In the present study, we analyzed relationships between values, well-being, and person-group value consistency in two samples: teens under court-mandated supervision (n = 51) and teens from the general population (n = 49). Results showed that supervised teens experienced lower satisfaction with life, placed more value in stimulation, hedonism, and...
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The aim of the study was to verify the relationship between child-oriented and partner-oriented perfectionism, and their associations with narcissism and with difficulties in the romantic and parental domains. A total of 459 individuals participated, 264 women and 195 men (Mage = 33.88, SD = 4.39). Child-oriented perfectionism and partner-oriented...
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In the present study, we analyzed relationships between values, well-being, and person-group value consistency in two samples: teens under court-mandated supervision (n = 51) and teens from the general population (n = 49). Results showed that supervised teens experienced lower satisfaction with life, placed more value in stimulation, hedonism, and...
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Polska wersja kwestionariusza the Utrecht Management of Identity Commitments Scale pozwalająca na pomiar trzech procesów tożsamościowych opisanych w modelu Meeusa-Crocetti (Crocetti, Rubini, & Meeus, 2008) w domenie tożsamości rodzicielskiej. Prezentując narzędzie (U-MICS-PI) proszę cytować obie poniższe prace: Piotrowski, K. (2018). Adaptation...
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The scale measures the three identity processes described in the Meeus-Crocetti model (Crocetti, Rubini, & Meeus, 2008) in the parental domain. References: Piotrowski, K. (2018). Adaptation of the Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale (U-MICS) to the measurement of the parental identity domain. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, 59, 1...
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Parental identity formation may be a factor of the utmost importance in helping us to understand the mechanisms of adaptation to parenthood. However, our knowledge regarding the processes involved in the development of parental identity is very limited. In the present study the relationships between three dimensions of parental identity (commitment...
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In their previous study Crocetti, Berzonsky, and Meeus evaluated the usefulness of empirically-based methods of classification in the process of distinguishing subgroups characterized by different identity styles. They suggested that the four-cluster solution best reflected intra-individual differentiation. One of these groups had not been predicte...
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The objective of the study was to assess the relationships between two dimensions of perfectionism, that is, perfectionistic strivings and perfectionistic concerns, and identity processes in the domains of future plans and education. It was hypothesized that such consequences of perfectionism as worry, rumination, indecisiveness, and guilt and sham...
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Objective: The aim of the present study was to verify the relationship between partner-oriented and children-oriented perfectionism, and their associations with narcissism and with difficulties in the romantic and parental domains. Differences between women and men were also analyzed. Method: 459 individuals participated, 264 women and 195 men (Ma...
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In the present study the relationships between dimensions of parental identity (commitment, in-depth exploration, reconsideration of commitment), romantic adult attachment (anxiety and avoidance in a relationship) and perfectionism (self-oriented, other-oriented, and socially prescribed) were analyzed. 206 mothers aged 22 to 40 participated in the...
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The present studies examined the psychometric properties of the Utrecht-Management of Identity Commitments Scale (U-MICS) adapted to the measurement of identity formation in the parental identity domain. As the parental identity domain has only been studied within the neo-Eriksonian approach to a very limited extent, the aim of these studies was to...
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We analyzed links between psychological well-being (PWB: autonomy, environmental mastery, personal growth, relationships, purpose, self-acceptance) and values among 147 adolescents. Values corresponded with PWB: Openness to change correlated positively with Autonomy and negatively with Purpose in Life; Self-enhancement negatively with Environmental...
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The present article describes the process of revision of the Polish adaptation of the popular identity measure -The Dimensions of Identity Development Scale. The article presents theoretical assumptions of the scale, reasons for undertaking the process of revision of the Polish adaptation of the DIDS, and the results of three studies in which the r...
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Cele badania była ocena podobieństw i różnic między nieperfekcjonistami, adaptacyjnymi perfekcjonistami i dezadaptacyjnym perfekcjonistami pod względem stopnia ich przystosowania do studiów wyższych oraz ocena związku między dwoma wymiarami perfekcjonizmu (perfekcjonistycznymi dążeniami i perfekcjonistycznymi obawami) a różnorodnymi wskaźnikami ada...
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Artykuł prezentuje problem wpływu podejmowania aktywności zawodowej w toku nauki w szkole ponad-gimnazjalnej na proces formowania się tożsamości osobistej i kapitału tożsamości: poczucia dorosłości i poczucia integracji społecznej. Badaniem podłużnym objęto 1322 uczniów z zasadniczych szkół zawodo-wych, techników i liceów. Na początku i pod koniec...
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In the article we present the results of a study devoted to identity changes in late adolescence. The participants were students of three types of upper-secondary schools: basic vocational schools, technical upper-secondary schools, and general upper-secondary schools. Measurement was performed five times, in three consecutive years:. The first mea...
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Artykuł przedstawia wyniki badania przeprowadzonego w pierwszym semestrze roku szkolnego 2014/2015, dotyczącego planów edukacyjnych i zawodowych uczniów ostatnich klas szkół ponadgimnazjalnych i związku tych planów z wymiarami rozwoju tożsamości. W badaniu wzięło udział 585 uczniów trzech rodzajów szkół ponadgimnazjalnych: zasadniczych szkół zawodo...
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The article presents the outcome of work on the Polish adaptation of James Côté's (1997) Identity Stage Resolution Index (ISRI). The participants in the study were 2,381 upper secondary school students (basic vocational schools: n= 272, 84% women; technical upper secondary schools: n = 1,062, 35% women; general upper secondary schools: n = 1,047, 5...
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The aim of the study was to analyze the differences in identity capital among upper secondary school students. The participants were 2,381 students of three types of schools: basic vocational schools, technical upper secondary schools, and general upper secondary schools. The analysis of results revealed that students of different types of schools...
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In the processual approach to identity, the role of the interaction between subjective and contextual factors in the process of its development is emphasized. Based on the model of Luyckx et al. (2008) relationships between identity and educational context, as well as the tendency to experience shame and guilt were analyzed.. 821 people aged from 1...
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Background The main aim of the study was to identify differences pertaining to sense of adulthood, exploration, and commitment dimensions between groups of subjects differing in respect of the number of fulfilled adulthood roles and the level of psychosocial maturity. Participants and procedure Participants were 358 individuals aged 18 to 30. F...
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Key words adolescence, emerging adulthood, early adulthood, sense of adulthood, adult social roles, dimensions of identity, identity status, developmental trajectories, shame proneness, shame regulation, sense of punctuality of life events, social participation type The process of identity formation during the transition from adolescence into adult...
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Streszczenie Artykuł prezentuje sformułowaną w ostatnich latach przez badaczy z Uniwersytetu Katolickiego w Leuven w Belgii teorię Podwójnego Cyklu Formowania się Tożsamości (Dual-Cycle Model of Identity Formation) oraz narzędzie stworzone w celu weryfikacji założeń tej koncepcji – Skalę Wymiarów Rozwoju Tożsamości (Dimensions of Identity Developme...

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In the present project, we aim to investigate the relationship between different faces of perfectionism and identity formation processes.