Search for dissertations about: "contingent self-esteem"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words contingent self-esteem.

  1. 1. Striving for self-esteem : Conceptualizations and role in burnout

    Author : Victoria Blom; Maarit Johnson; Petra Lindfors; Martin Bäckström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; self-esteem; contingent self-esteem; burnout; stressors; gender; stress; work; competence; performance; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : When self-esteem is dependent on competence individuals invest a great deal of effort in their accomplishments in order to validate themselves. The aim of the present thesis was to develop a theoretically sound and valid concept and measure of contingent self-esteem dependent on competence, and examine its vulnerable implications and role in burnout. READ MORE