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Odebode, Aminat Adeola – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
Many adolescents are anxious, depressed and have poor psychological well-being due to their self-image. This study therefore, investigated the self-image of inschool adolescents in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria. The study also examined the influence of gender, age and class type on the respondents' perception. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
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Thomas, Samantha; Butler, Richard; Hare, Dougal Julian; Green, David – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2011
A young person's construct of self can be fundamental to their psychological well being (Glick 1999; Emler 2001). However limited research has been conducted in the United Kingdom to explore self-image with adolescents with learning disabilities. Previous studies have demonstrated the effective use of personal construct theory with children…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Well Being, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Cetin, Fusun Cuhadaroglu; Tuzun, Zeynep; Pehlivanturk, Berna; Unal, Fatih; Gokler, Bahar – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2010
The purpose of this article is to examine the attachment styles and the relation of these styles to the self-image in Turkish adolescents. The study included 378 adolescents (196 females and 182 males) from high schools with different socioeconomic status (SES) who were administered Relationship Scale Questionnaires and Offer Self-Image…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Adolescents, Self Concept, High School Students
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Oktan, Vesile – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
This research aimed to reveal the relationship between self-harm behaviour, body image, and self-esteem, and examined whether there was a difference between the body image and self-esteem of the adolescents who exhibited self-harm behaviour and those who did not. The study was conducted with the participation of 263 high school students--143…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Destructive Behavior, Adolescents, High School Students
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Weiss, Jie Wu; Merrill, Vincent; Akagha, Kathy – Journal of Drug Education, 2011
This study examined associations between substance use, family functioning, and self-image among four ethnic adolescent groups. Three thousand three hundred and fifteen 8th and 9th grade students were recruited from 10 schools in Los Angeles County. Participants completed a paper-and-pencil survey regarding their alcohol and marijuana use, along…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Adolescents, Grade 8, Grade 9
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Pedota, Paul J. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
As they embrace their new profession, teachers across the country face many challenges as they strive to reach all students and have each succeed. Student success or lack of success impacts teacher self-efficacy, and ultimately the decision as to whether to remain in the profession. This article explores how teachers can support the academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness, Self Concept
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Adams, Britt; Schellens, Tammy; Valcke, Martin – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
Minors are daily confronted with advertisements, which are occasionally controversial. In order to promote adolescents' moral advertising literacy, this intervention study explores how to stimulate secondary education students' knowledge on advertising law and their moral judgement of advertisements. Because a lot of new--especially…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advertising, Media Literacy, Internet
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Slater, Amy; Tiggemann, Marika – Journal of Adolescence, 2011
This study examined gender differences in adolescent participation in sport and physical activity, in teasing experiences specific to the physical activity domain, and the relationship between adolescent physical activity and body image. A sample of 714 adolescents (332 girls, 382 boys) aged between 12 and 16 years completed measures of…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Athletics, Self Concept, Adolescents
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Fu, Xinyuan; Kou, Yu; Yang, Ying – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: Materialistic values among today's adolescents have been a concern around the world, yet few studies concerning Chinese adolescents' materialistic values have been conducted. Additionally, the joint effects of parental rejection and self-esteem on materialistic values remain unclear. Objective: We examined materialistic values in a…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Asians, Values, Parent Child Relationship
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Offer, Daniel; And Others – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1982
Relationships between adolescents' self-image and perceptions of these adolescents held by their parents indicated that parents accurately perceive their adolescent children's self-image. Results further showed that mother-father agreement is associated with positive adolescent attitudes toward family and vocational/educational goals. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Congruence (Psychology), Parent Attitudes
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Peterson, Anne C.; And Others – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1984
The Self-Image Questionnaire for Young Adolescents (SIQYA), an adaptation of the Offer Self-Image Questionnaire (OSIQ), designed to measure aspects of self-image among young adolescents, was administered to two groups of sixth graders. The development of the SIQYA is described and reliability and validity results are presented. (EGS)
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Grade 6, Intermediate Grades, Preadolescents
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Smith, Delores E.; Muenchen, Robert A. – Adolescence, 1995
Investigated the relationships among gender, age, and self-image of adolescents attending three secondary schools in Jamaica. Results revealed statistically significant effects for both gender and age. Gender significantly influenced morals, while age differences affected six other dimensions. Some results contradicted past research. (RJM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age, Foreign Countries, Individual Development
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Granberg, Ellen M.; Simons, Leslie Gordon; Simons, Ronald L. – Youth & Society, 2009
Social psychologists have amassed a large body of work demonstrating that overweight African American adolescent girls have generally positive self-images, particularly when compared with overweight females from other racial and ethnic groups. Some scholars have proposed that elements of African American social experience may contribute to the…
Descriptors: Socialization, Obesity, Females, Psychologists
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Brown, B. Bradford; Von Bank, Heather; Steinberg, Laurence – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2008
Peer crowds serve as an identity marker for adolescents, indicating their image and status among peers; but adolescents do not always endorse peer appraisals of crowd affiliation. We report on two studies--one with 924 adolescents in grades 7-12 and a second with a more diverse population of 2,728 students in grades 9-11, followed for 2…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Psychological Patterns, Adolescents, Depression (Psychology)
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Korhonen, Veijo; Laukkanen, Eila; Peiponen, Sirkka; Lehtonen, Johannes; Viinamaki, Heimo – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2001
Studied the specific impact of major depressive disorder (MDD) on the self-image of adolescent boys and girls seeking outpatient treatment. Compared 68 adolescents with MDD and 39 with no psychiatric illness. Self-image among MDD patients was in general poorer than in the comparison group. The effect of MDD was more negative for girls than boys,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Depression (Psychology), Patients, Self Concept
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