ERIC Number: EJ548749
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Relationship of Aging to Self-Esteem: The Relative Effects of Maturation and Role Accumulation.
Dietz, Bernadette E.
International Journal of Aging & Human Development, v43 n3 p249-66 1996
Examines the relationship of age and two dimensions of self-esteem using a national sample of adults in the United States. Findings indicate that those over age 65 experience heightened levels of self-esteem, especially on self-efficacy, compared to their younger counterparts. Implications for findings are discussed. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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