publication . Other literature type . Article . 2000

Adolescents' Achievement Strategies, School Adjustment, and Externalizing and Internalizing Problem Behaviors

Kaisa Aunola; Stattin, H.; Nurmi, J. -E;
  • Published: 01 Jun 2000
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
The present study investigated the relationships between the achievement strategies adolescents deploy in a school context, and their self-esteem, school adjustment, and internalizing and externalizing problem behaviors. A total of 1185 14-to-15-year-old adolescents filled in the Strategy and Attribution Questionnaire (SAQ), Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale, and scales measuring school adjustment, depression and externalizing problem behavior. The adolescents' parents were also asked to evaluate their children's achievement strategies, school adjustment and, externalizing problem behavior. The results revealed that low self-esteem was associated with adolescents' u...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Personality, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Attribution, Self-esteem, Academic achievement, Developmental psychology, Structural equation modeling, Psychology, Legal psychology, Cognition, Health psychology, Social psychology
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2000

Adolescents' Achievement Strategies, School Adjustment, and Externalizing and Internalizing Problem Behaviors

Kaisa Aunola; Stattin, H.; Nurmi, J. -E;