The relationship between significant others' positive and negative statements, self-talk and self-esteem

Burnett, Paul C. & McCrindle, Andrea R. (1999) The relationship between significant others' positive and negative statements, self-talk and self-esteem. Child Study Journal, 29(1), pp. 39-48.


This study investigated the effect of self-talk in mediating between positive and negative statements made by significant others and self-esteem with children in grades 3 to 7. Students completed questionnaires on the frequency of positive and negative statements from parents, teachers, and peers. Findings suggest that self-talk does mediate between significant others' statements and children's self-esteem.

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ID Code: 27110
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Relationships, Significant others, Positive and Negative Statements, Self-talk, Self-esteem
ISSN: 0009-4005
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
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Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 State University of NY College at Buffalo
Deposited On: 31 Aug 2009 00:26
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 13:59

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