ERIC Number: EJ644393
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
The Relationship between Friendship Quality and Self-Esteem in Adolescent Girls and Boys.
Thomas, Jennifer J.; Daubman, Kimberly A.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v45 n1-2 p53-65 Jul 2001
Investigated the role of friendship quality in adolescent boys' and girls' self-esteem. High school student surveys indicated that girls had significantly lower self-esteem than boys, and they rated their relationships as stronger, more interpersonally rewarding, and more stressful than boys. Boys rated their cross-gender best friendship as more interpersonally rewarding than their same-gender best friendship. (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Interpersonal Relationship, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Sex Differences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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