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Identitetsutveckling och självbild hos ungdomar i sen adolescens och tidig vuxenålder i relation till self-compassion

Malmehed, Jessica LU (2014) PSYK01 20132
Department of Psychology
Abstract
The current study examined whether 1) there is a positive relationship between a well-developed identity and age, 2) self-compassion and self-esteem are correlated with identity and an identity with positive traits. Participants in the study were divided into two age groups; late adolescence (N=30, Mage=16.7) and young adults (N=30, Mage=22.2). The findings indicated that there is a positive relationship between well-developed identity and age. No significant relationship was found between neither self-compassion, self-esteem and identity, nor between self-compassion, self-esteem and a positive self-concept. Finally, the study also examined whether there are significant gender differences in the main study variables. Significant gender... (More)
The current study examined whether 1) there is a positive relationship between a well-developed identity and age, 2) self-compassion and self-esteem are correlated with identity and an identity with positive traits. Participants in the study were divided into two age groups; late adolescence (N=30, Mage=16.7) and young adults (N=30, Mage=22.2). The findings indicated that there is a positive relationship between well-developed identity and age. No significant relationship was found between neither self-compassion, self-esteem and identity, nor between self-compassion, self-esteem and a positive self-concept. Finally, the study also examined whether there are significant gender differences in the main study variables. Significant gender differences were found in self-compassion and self-esteem favoring males. (Less)
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author
Malmehed, Jessica LU
supervisor
organization
course
PSYK01 20132
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Self-compassion, Self-esteem, Identity, Identity development, Adolescence, Young adults, Self-concept.
language
Swedish
id
4276265
date added to LUP
2014-02-03 15:43:17
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2014-02-03 15:43:17
@misc{4276265,
  abstract     = {The current study examined whether 1) there is a positive relationship between a well-developed identity and age, 2) self-compassion and self-esteem are correlated with identity and an identity with positive traits. Participants in the study were divided into two age groups; late adolescence (N=30, Mage=16.7) and young adults (N=30, Mage=22.2). The findings indicated that there is a positive relationship between well-developed identity and age. No significant relationship was found between neither self-compassion, self-esteem and identity, nor between self-compassion, self-esteem and a positive self-concept. Finally, the study also examined whether there are significant gender differences in the main study variables. Significant gender differences were found in self-compassion and self-esteem favoring males.},
  author       = {Malmehed, Jessica},
  keyword      = {Self-compassion,Self-esteem,Identity,Identity development,Adolescence,Young adults,Self-concept.},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Identitetsutveckling och självbild hos ungdomar i sen adolescens och tidig vuxenålder i relation till self-compassion},
  year         = {2014},
}