Jones and Berglas (1978) define self-handicapping as any action or choice of performance setting that enhances the opportunity to externalize (or excuse) failure and to internalize (reasonably accept credit for) success (p. 406). The present study examined the role of p... View more
Arkin, R. M., & Baumgardner, A. H. (1985).The facilitative effects of providing a handicap. Unpublished manuscript, University of Missouri, Columbia.
Bartels, J. M., & Herman, W. E. (2011, May). Fear of failure, self-handicapping, and negative emotions in response to failure. Poster presented at the 23rd Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, D.C., USA.
Benetti, C., & Kambouropoulos, N. (2006). Affect-regulated indirect effects of trait anxiety and trait resilience on self-esteem. Personality and Individual Differences, 41(2), 341-352.
Berglas, S., & Jones, E. E. (1978). Drug choice as a selfhandicapping strategy in response to noncontingent success. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 36(4), 405-417.
Bonanno, G. A. (2004). Loss, trauma, and human resilience: Have we underestimated the human capacity to thrive after extremely aversive events? American Psychologist, 59, 20-28.
Brooks, R., & Goldstein, S. (2001). Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
Connor, K. M., & Davidson, J. R. (2003). Development of a new resilience scale: The Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC). Depression and Anxiety, 18(2), 76- 82.
Coudevylle, G. R., Gernigon, C., & Martin Ginis, K. A. (2011). Self-esteem, self-confidence, anxiety and claimed self-handicapping: A mediational analysis. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 12(6), 670-675.
Covington, M. V. (1992). Making the grade: A self-worth perspective on motivation and school reform. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.
Cowman, S. E., & Ferrari, J. R. (2002). „Am I for Real?” Predicting impostor tendencies from self-handicapping and affective components. Social Behavior and Personality, 30(2), 119-126.