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Social reputation and relational violence in adolescents: the role of loneliness, self-esteem and life satisfaction
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19861095     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aim of the current study was to analyse the relationship among adolescents' social reputation--perceived and ideal--, relational violence at the school context and their specific psychosocial adjustment variables such as loneliness, self-esteem and life satisfaction. The sample comprised 1319 adolescents aged 11 to 16 years old. Results suggested that adolescents who wish for and seek a non-conforming social reputation (ideal) report more loneliness, have lower self-esteem and feel more dissatisfied with their lives, factors all linked to higher participation in behaviours involving relational violence. Conversely, adolescents who already have a non-conforming social reputation (perceived) report less feelings of loneliness and higher levels of self-esteem and life satisfaction, thus having less involvement in acts of relational violence. Associations among the variables included in the structural model were also analysed as a function of sex.
Authors:
David Moreno Ruiz; Estefan?a Est?vez L?pez; Sergio Murgui P?rez; Gonzalo Musitu Ochoa
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Psicothema     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0214-9915     ISO Abbreviation:  Psicothema     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-28     Completed Date:  2010-02-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101189384     Medline TA:  Psicothema     Country:  Spain    
Other Details:
Languages:  spa     Pagination:  537-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Facultat de Psicolog?a, Universitat de Val?ncia, Spain. david.moreno-ruiz@uv.es
Vernacular Title:
Reputaci?n social y violencia relacional en adolescentes: el rol de la soledad, la autoestima y la satisfacci?n vital.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adolescent Psychology*
Child
Child Psychology*
Female
Humans
Interpersonal Relations
Male
Motivation
Personal Satisfaction*
Self Concept*
Social Conformity*
Social Identification*
Social Isolation / psychology*
Social Perception
Spain
Violence / psychology*

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