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The relationship between self-concept and health locus of control in adolescents.

Judy Jenkins

The relationship between self-concept and health locus of control in adolescents.

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Published by Microform Publications, College of Human Development and Performance, University ofOregon in Eugene .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.S.) Pennsylvania State University, 1984.

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Pagination1 microfiche (61 fr) :
Number of Pages61
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Open LibraryOL23127825M

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The relationship between self-concept and health locus of control in adolescents. by Judy Jenkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Increasing levels of internal locus of control was accompanied with weaker relationship between anger rumination(Abdolmanafi et al, ).Self-control is positively and significantly related to. Internal vs. External Locus of Control.

It is important to note that locus of control is a continuum. No one has a percent external or internal locus of control. Instead, most people lie somewhere on the continuum between the two extremes.

These are characteristics of people with dominant internal or external locus of control. Relationships between self-esteem, self-concept and academic achievement in adolescents Health Locus of Control and Anxiety of Adolescents in Edu- and academic achievement in adolescents 1 Author: Francisco Peixoto.

The benefits of this were specified in a research study that looked at the potential health effects of the locus of control trait. Researchers found that of more than 7, British adults followed. Relationship between family communication patterns and locus of control and self-esteem in adolescents.

Journal of Behavioural Sciences ; 5(3) Koroshnia M, Latifian M. Investigation the relationship between dimensions of family communication patterns with anxiety and depression of : Zeinab Hemati, Samira Abbasi, Parastoo Oujian, Davood Kiani.

Locus of control is the degree to which people believe that they, as opposed to external forces (beyond their influence), have control over the outcome of events in their lives. The concept was developed by Julian B.

Rotter inand has since become an aspect of personality studies (see personality psychology).A person's "locus" (plural "loci", Latin for "place" or "location") is. External and internal locus of control is present in all of us and indeed can exist at the same time within us.

Many people can shift back and forth between them, but they will always have one. It is knowing about one’s own tendencies, thoughts, preferences and habits, hobbies, skills, and areas of weakness. According to Carl Rogers, founder of client-centered therapy, self-concept is an overarching construct that self-esteem is one of the components of it (McLeod, ).

Self-Concept vs. Self-Image. The type and kind of Locus of Control is influenced by a number of factors like his personality, competence, skills, self-concept etc.

It may be seen that an individual’s perceived Locus of Control may relate to an event that has happened or to an event that is happening and outcome is not known, or also to an anticipated event. The locus of control idea is based on what psychologists call social learning theory.

Social learning theory suggests that an expectation is reinforced 2 when the expected events or behavior actually occur in the future. 3 In other words, if you expect something to happen and itFile Size: KB. A statistically significant positive relation between perceived social support levels and self-esteem levels of adolescents was found.

Keywords: adolescence, social support, self- esteem, gender 1. Introduction By middle to late adolescence, teenagers place more emphasis on social virtues, such as being friendly, considerate, kind and by:   Subsequently, the relationship between psychosocial maladjustment and drug abuse will be explored, including the relationship between self-esteem and the abuse of drugs.

Stressful life events such as economic hardship, death of a significant other, or divorce may lead toward the abuse of drugs, depending on the individual coping : John Joshua. Self-actualization and locus of control were investigated using the Reflections of Self by Youth (ROSY) and the Nowicki-Strickland Locus of Control Scale for Children (NSLOC).

This study's sample consisted of 33 male and 26 female academically talented students in grades 7 through No significant gender or grade differences were found on either by: 5. Children with sickle cell disease (SCD) experience a number of disease related complications that may affect the development of a healthy self-concept.

Aims of the study were to 1) Evaluate the relationship between subjective illness severity and the se lf-concept of children with SCD within a developmental context. The Relationship between Self-esteem/Self – concept and Aggression in Black, Latino and White Middle School Males.

Doctoral Dissertation. The University of Connecticut. ISBN - Caplain, M.D. The Relationship between Self-concept and Academic Achievement.

Dissertation Abstract. Chadda, D.K. Research has shown that those with an internal locus of control—that is, they feel that they control their own destiny, rather than their fate being largely determined by external forces—tend to be happier, less depressed, and less stressed.

It is true that many of the stressors we face in life are largely beyond our control, though we can still cope with these things by adjusting how we. A study to investigate the relationship between locus of control and academic achievement of students.

i-Manager's Journal on Educational Psychology, 8(1), Harty, H., Adkins, D. and Hungate, E. Exploring self-concept and locus of control of students in two recognized approaches to elementary school gifted : Ozan Korkmaz, Tahsin Ilhan, Salih Bardakci.

The modest success of locus of control and health locus of control m accounting for explained variance in patient medical management (i.e., Giblin et al. (3), Moffatt and Pless (14)) m light of the absence of a similar effect for teen parenthood or substance abuse is of by: However, research in the area of health psychology has examined the relation between such factors as locus of control and perceived ability to affect one’s health.

Generally, those with a more internal locus of control who are given appropriate information about health behaviors are more likely to engage in healthy behaviors (Wheeler and.

The current study examined ethnic differences in the associations between locus of control and peer relationships in early adolescence using samples from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K: 5, Caucasian, 1, Hispanic, Asian, and African-American adolescents) and the National Education Longitudinal Study (NELS: 8, In addition, a literature search showed that the relationship between locus of control and self-concept has not clearly been estab-lished.

Although most studies imply that there is a positive relation-ship between these two variables, the results in general are inconclusive. This study was an attempt to add to the existing research in this area. “Judge, Timothy and Joyce () examined the relationship among self- esteem, generalized self-efficacy, locus of control, and emotional stability with job satisfaction and job performance.

With respect to job satisfaction, the estimated true score correlations were for self-esteem, 3. self-concept - The image of the self that is constructed from the beliefs one holds about oneself. Discuss the relationship between an athlete's self-concept and the risk of sports injury.

Apparently, athletes with a low self-concept are less able to deal effectively with the high stress of competition, especially where there is pressure to. relationship between self-esteem and gender (r= ) and a positive relationship between CGPA and Gender(r); the Males self-esteem and CGPA increased while the Females self-esteem decreased but their grades remained constant.

The study concluded that there was a positive relationship between self-esteem. Self-esteem is an individual's subjective evaluation of their own worth. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself (for example, "I am unloved", "I am worthy") as well as emotional states, such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame.

Smith and Mackie () defined it by saying "The self-concept is what we think about the self; self-esteem, is the positive or negative. Agents, those who prayed, revealed the most significant improvements on self-esteem measures, indicating that locus of control may be a reason for the link between religiosity and self-esteem.

The act of praying for other people may confer the sense of empowerment and social connection that are more important for raising self-esteem than the. Stephanie J. Hanrahan1, Maria de Lourdes Francke Ramm 2 1 University of Queensland, Australia 2 Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico Corresponding author email: [email protected] Download full PDF Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of games and mental skills training on Mexican former gang members and drug.

Self-efficacy is the extent or strength of one's belief in one's own ability to complete tasks and reach goals. [1] Psychologists have studied self-efficacy from several perspectives, noting various paths in the development of self-efficacy; the dynamics of self-efficacy, and lack thereof, in many different settings; interactions between self-efficacy and self-concept; and habits of.

In this study, we examined the demographic and psychological variables associated with seeking help from parents, friends, and professionals for coping with emotional problems during early and middle adolescence. Two-hundred and twentyone adolescents ( males, females), ranging in age from 13 to 18years (mean age= years), completed Cited by:   The authors explore the differences between adolescents who have a sense of belonging in their families and adolescents who do not using six variables: self-esteem, locus of control, sense of belonging in school, sense of belonging in the community, time spent with family, and level of involvement in school and community by: Full text of "ERIC ED Multi-Faceted Dimensions of Self-Concept and Personal Control: A Collection of Six Related other formats.

v The Relationship Between Emotional Inte lligence and Satisfaction With Life After Accounting for Self-Esteem, Depression, and Locus of Control Among Community College Students Kevin T.

Murphy ABSTRACT This study investigated the relationshi p between Emotional In telligence (EI) and Satisfaction with Life (SWL) among community college students.

Full text of "Relations among self-concept, body image, physical attractiveness and accuracy of self-perception" See other formats. There is also a direct relationship between an individual’s locus of control and their health, both mental and physical.

A study determined that college students who experience “severe stress make more behavioral attributions to chance,” meaning they possess an external locus of control (de Carvalho et al.,Discussion section, para.

This cross-sectional, convenience sampling study examined the relationship between diabetes-related factors, family functioning, and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Turkish adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).

The mean adolescent age was ±. edge and attitudes toward substance abuse, self-concept, assertiveness, and locus of control. Sixth graders were selected because there is con­ siderable data to suggest that 13 and 14 are peak ages for beginning involvement with substance use (Segal, ).

METHOD Subjects A total of 6th-grade parochial school students participated. One. The Relationship between Self-Esteem, Subjective Happiness and Overall Life Satisfaction. Name - Edel Hill This study will look at the relationship between the individual’s happiness levels, depressed mood than conduct problems among high risk adolescents, reflecting a close link between self-appraisal and mood Size: KB.

The self-concept is derived from self-esteem and self-efficacy. If a person has low self-esteem, the self-concept may be skewed in the direction of a negative description. Some aspects of the self-concept may be purely statements of fact such as "I have a college education" or "I don't dance" without any evaluation of whether it is good or bad.

The fact that a high-quality relationship with peers is associated with the achieved identity could also be related to the fact that a good relationship between peers characterized by mutual cooperation, negotiation, and mutual understanding, helps adolescents to explore their identity with minimal risk to their self-image, which, in turn, may Cited by: 5.

This article reports the results of a longitudinal study on the development of context-specific locus of control related to situations of success and failure in Polish adolescents.

The participants were 90 primary school students, including 30 who learned in integrated classrooms and 60 who went to non-integrated classes in schools with and without an inclusive curriculum, located in Lublin.or competencies.

These include self-concept, self-esteem, outcome expectations, and locus of control. Although these terms are often mis-takenly used interchangeably by laypersons, they represent quite dis-tinct constructs.

Self-Concept Although the conceptual distinction between self-efficacy and self-con-File Size: KB.External locus of control. The person who has external locus of control is the opposite of the one who has internal locus of control.

That person believes that the whole world is plotting against him, that luck exists and that life is unfair.