Relationship between Self-concept and Self-esteem in adolescents
Abstract: she is subjected to many different challenges, stressors, and opportunities. An important factor in handling these challenges is a positive self-concept and high self-esteem. The objective of the study is to see the relationship between academic self-concept, and self-esteem of urban and rural boys and girls in high and low facility school. It was hypothesized that academic self-concept and self-esteem of urban and rural boys and girls in both high and low facility schools were positively correlated. The population for the study was consisted of 400 students comprising 200 boys and 200 girls. Age range of the respondents was 12 to 14 years. To measure academic self-concept, Indian adaptation of Marsh Academic Self -Description Questionnaire II (ASDQ) was used. Similarly to measure self-esteem, Indian adaption of the Rosenberg self-esteem questionnaire by Srivastava & Joshi (2007) was used. The result of the study revealed that there are positive correlation between academic self-concept and self-esteem of urban and rural boys and girls in both high and low facility schools.
[Dr.Rekha Srivastava and Dr.Shobhna Joshi (2014); Relationship between Self-concept and Self-esteem in adolescents Int. J. of Adv. Res. 2 (2). 0] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
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