Self-concept or self-esteem
Burnett, Paul C. (1993) Self-concept or self-esteem. Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 3(1), pp. 25-32.
Confusion exists with regard to the substantive difference between self-concept and self-esteem. In an endeavour to cast some light on this confusion two studies were conducted with 1193 preadolescents using modified versions of two commonly used instruments designed to measure self-concept and self-esteem. Exploratory factor analysis indicated that both these instruments measure specific facets of the same construct, namely self.-concept. General or global self-concept proved to be a difficult construct to measure in preadolescent students.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Self-concept, Self-esteem, Preadolescent Students, Exploratory Factor Analysis|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1993 Please consult author.|
|Deposited On:||13 Oct 2009 01:58|
|Last Modified:||14 Oct 2009 21:43|
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