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Jones, Hollie L.; Cross, William E., Jr.; DeFour, Darlene C. – Journal of Black Psychology, 2007
This study examined whether racial identity attitudes moderate the relationship between racist stress events, racist stress appraisal, and mental health. One hundred eighteen African American and 144 self-identified Caribbean women completed the Cross Racial Identity Scale, the Schedule of Racist Events, the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, and the…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Females, Mental Health, Depression (Psychology)
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Corning, Alexandra F.; Krumm, Angela J.; Smitham, Lora A. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2006
On the basis of predictions from social comparison theory (L. Festinger, 1954) and informed by findings from the social comparison and eating disorder literatures, hypotheses were tested regarding the social comparison behaviors of women with eating disorder symptoms and their asymptomatic peers. Results indicated differentiating social-cognitive…
Descriptors: Females, Eating Disorders, Social Cognition, Self Esteem
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Phakiti, Aek – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2016
The current study explores the nature and relationships among test takers' performance appraisals, appraisal calibration, and reported cognitive and metacognitive strategy use in a language test situation. Performance appraisals are executive processes of strategic competence for judging test performance (e.g., evaluating the correctness or…
Descriptors: Testing, Test Wiseness, Language Tests, Evaluation Methods
Buri, John R.; Mueller, Rebecca A. – 1988
Past research has implicated the familial variables of parental nurturance and parental discipline in the development of global self-esteem in children. This study examined college students' levels of self-esteem as a function of their own versus their parents' appraisals of parental nurturance and parental authority. Subjects were 128 college…
Descriptors: Authoritarianism, Child Rearing, College Students, Discipline
Shelton, Marisa M. – 1990
Aspects of the social environment that contribute to the development of a child's self-esteem are the topic of this literature review. Three issues are addressed. Taken up first are the often conflicting theories concerning how self-esteem is developed and maintained. Second is the issue of the influence on self-esteem of significant others. Third…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Child Development, Family Relationship, Family Structure
Buri, John R.; And Others – 1989
Research has consistently shown parents' nurturance, acceptance, affection, support, and attention to be positively related to their children's self-esteem. Absent in these investigations of the relationship between parental nurturance and self-esteem, however, has been a consideration of whether the nurturance bases upon which these…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Age Differences, College Students, High School Students
Prewitt-Diaz, Joseph O. – 1979
A study was made of a group of ninth grade students to investigate the effects of a bilingual curriculum on monolingual Spanish (MS) students with regard to their self concept and attitude toward school. The research used one treatment group (MS) and two comparison groups: monolingual English Students (ME) and Bilingual Students (BI). The ME and…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Bilingual Education, School Attitudes, Second Language Learning
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Van Puyenbroeck, Joris; Maes, Bea – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2009
Background: This study evaluates the effects of reminiscence group work on the subjective well-being of ageing people with intellectual disabilities. Methods: The content of the successive group work sessions was manipulated as follows: a control-phase with three "current topics" sessions, an experimental phase with six "reminiscence" sessions and…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Mental Retardation, Personality Traits, Recall (Psychology)
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Verkuyten, Maykel – Adolescence, 1988
Examined lack of differences in general self-esteem between adolescents of ethnic minorities and Dutch adolescents, focusing on reflected appraisal process. Found significant relationship between general self-esteem and perceived evaluation of family members (and no such relationship with nonfamily members) for ethnic minority adolescents;…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Franks, David D.; Marolla, Joseph – Sociometry, 1976
A theoretical and operational rationale is presented for the development of multidimensional measures of self-esteem. Self-esteem is conceptualized as a function of two processes reflected appraisals of significant others in one's social environment in the form of social approval, and the individual's feelings of efficacy and competence derived…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Literature Reviews, Models, Self Esteem
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Alvarez, Alvin N.; Helms, Janet E. – Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology, 2001
The racial adjustment of Asian American university students (N=188) was assessed to examine the importance of race in their lives. Both racial identity status and reflected appraisals were significantly related to collective self-esteem as one measure of Asian American racial adjustment. Discusses the importance of the counselor's awareness of…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Asian American Students, College Students, Counselor Client Relationship
Hoglund, Connie L.; Bell, Terece S. – 1991
A controversy currently exists in the literature regarding the stability of self-esteem across childhood. This ongoing study, initiated in 1987, was designed to respond to the limitations in the existing body of knowledge. It examines the influence of a variety of environmental variables, specifically home and school experiences, as well as…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Children, Environmental Influences
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Luster, Tom; McAdoo, Harriette Pipes – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 1995
Used Perry Preschool data on 121 African American adolescents to explore correlates of self-esteem. Higher self-esteem scores were expected for youths who had experienced success in areas important to them and who perceived that significant others regarded them highly. Data supported the hypothesis that the effects of teens' accomplishments and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Blacks, Interpersonal Relationship
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Fallin, Karen; Wallinga, Charlotte; Coleman, Mick – Childhood Education, 2001
Discusses children's experiences with stress, using key concepts of the cognitive-transactional model. Relates stressors to cognitive appraisal, identifies coping strategies, lists resources, and offers suggestions for interventions in the classroom. Recommends identifying and responding to daily stressors with children, facilitating coping…
Descriptors: Children, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Restructuring
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Corno, Lyn; And Others – American Educational Research Journal, 1981
Treatment and aptitude-treatment interaction (ATI) effects were assessed on grade 3 student self-appraisal data relating to self-esteem, attitude, anxiety, and locus of control. In particular, parent instruction in learning skills resulted in significantly higher average scores on student self-esteem and attitude and lower scores on anxiety.…
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Anxiety, Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Grade 3
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