Search for dissertations about: "self-esteem"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 136 swedish dissertations containing the word self-esteem.

  1. 1. On the dynamics of self-esteem : Empirical validation of Basic self-esteem and Earning self-esteem

    Author : Maarit Johnson; Liisa Keltikangas-Järvinen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Self-esteem; competence; validation; stability; adjustment; health; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The present thesis aims at distinguishing between self-esteem as basic self-love (basic self-esteem) and self-esteem as related to competence (earning self-esteem). In previous research these two phenomena have most often been studied under one and the same self-esteem concept. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Disordered eating among Swedish adolescents : associations with emotion dysregulation, depression and self-esteem

    Author : Erika Hansson; Per Johnsson; Daiva Daukantaité; Öijvind Rö; Högskolan Kristianstad; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Disordered eating; emotion dysregulation; depression; self-esteem; SCOFF; parental associations;

    Abstract : The path to an eating disorder (ED) always leads through a borderland, which, in this thesis, is referred to as disordered eating (DE) (Neumark-Sztainer, Wall, Eisenberg,Story, & Hannan, 2006; Waaddegaard, Thoning, & Petersson, 2003). In this borderland, people tend to make unhealthy eating choices, such as greatly reducing their food intake, self-inducing vomiting, or engaging in binge eating, but not to the extent that they would receive an ED diagnosis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Psychobiological functioning in mid-adolescent girls and boys : Linkages to self reported stress, self-esteem and recurrent pain

    Author : Lisa Folkesson Hellstadius; Petra Lindfors; Laura Ferrer-Wreder; Roger Persson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adolescents; Cortisol; Alpha-amylase; Stress; Self-esteem; Recurrent pain; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : Among adolescents, the day-to-day functioning of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal-axis (HPA-axis) and of the autonomic nervous system (ANS) and their relationships with stress, subjective health complaints and psychological factors such as self-esteem, studied in naturalistic settings, have been largely unexplored. This thesis aimed to investigate the diurnal activity of the HPA-axis (Studies I & II) in terms of salivary cortisol and the ANS/SNS system (Study III) in terms of salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) in mid-adolescent girls and boys. READ MORE

  5. 5. Social support, coping, and self-esteem in relation to psychosocial factors : A study of health issues and birth weight in young mothers in Tehran, Iran

    Author : Mozhdeh Nasseh Lotf Abadi; Mehdi Ghazinour; Lennart Nygren; Jörg Richter; Martin Eisemann; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pregnant women; Coping; Social support; Mental health; Stress; Self-esteem; Socio-demographic; Iran;

    Abstract : Introduction: Generally, pregnancy is considered to be a positive period in life in Iranian culture. For the parents, it is important to have a healthy pregnancy and, as a result, a healthy child. READ MORE