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Fernández-González, L.; González-Hernández, A.; Trianes-Torres, M. V. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: This research aims to analyse how optimism, self-esteem and social support help to predict academic stress. Method: The sample consisted of 123 students aged 20 to 31 years old, from the 3rd Year in the Psychology Degree. Students completed the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale, the Life Orientation Optimism Questionnaire (LOT-R), the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Stress Variables, Anxiety
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Yousef, Wael Shaher Mohammed; Bellamy, Al – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2015
Introduction: Cyberbullying has received a considerable amount of attention within the academic and public literature. However, very little if any cyberbullying research has been conducted among Arab American students. This current study explored the impact of cyberbullying among middle and high school Arab American students on their self-esteem…
Descriptors: Arabs, North Americans, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Sanchez-Teruel, David; Garcia-Leon, Ana; Muela-Martinez, Jose A. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The college students have high rates of suicidal ideation often associated with psychosocial factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether some of these psychosocial variables are related to the high prevalence of suicidal ideation in a College Spanish. Method: Participants (n = 40), aged between 21 and 34 years, Mean =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Suicide, Incidence
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Prihadi, Kususanto; Hairul, Nizam Ismail; Hazri, Jamil – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2012
Introduction: Symbolic interaction theorists maintained that general self-esteem, defined as the way individuals assess themselves, is based on the individual's perception on the way others assess them (we are what we think other people think we are). Accordingly, studies in school settings indicated that students' perceived teachers' expectancy…
Descriptors: Evidence, Measures (Individuals), Statistical Analysis, Interaction
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Ahmed, Wondimu; Bruinsma, Marjon – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2006
The purpose of this study was to propose and test a motivational model of performance by integrating constructs from self-concept and self-determination theories and to explore cultural group differences in the model. To this end, self-report measures of global self-esteem, academic self-concept, academic motivation and academic performance were…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Models, Self Determination