ERIC Number: EJ470099
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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The Effects of Self-Disclosure and Competitiveness on Friendship for Male Graduate Students over 35.
Busse, Wilfried M. O.; Birk, Janice M.
Journal of College Student Development, v34 n3 p169-74 May 1993
Examined effects of self-disclosure and competitiveness on closeness of friendship for male graduate students (n=100). Subjects completed the Close Friendship Scale, Competitive-Cooperative Activities Scale, Jourard Self-Disclosure Questionnaire, and demographic questionnaire. Results indicated inverse relationship between competitiveness and intimate self-disclosure and positive relationship between overall levels of self-disclosure and perceived closeness of friendship. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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