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Type of publication: conference paper
Type of publication (PDB): Tezės kituose recenzuojamuose leidiniuose / Theses in other peer-reviewed publications (T1e)
Field of Science: Psichologija / Psychology (S006)
Author(s): Bukšnytė, Loreta;Bočkienė, Diana
Title: The effect of development on teenagers communicative skills to self-esteem, anxiety and well being variation
Is part of: 14th European conference on developmental psychology [elektroninis išteklius], Vilnius, August 18-22, 2009 : final programme and abstract book. Vilnius : Advertising company Made in LT, 2009
Extent: p. 1-1
Date: 2009
Keywords: Teenager;Effect;Development;Communicative skills;Self-esteem;Anxiety
ISBN: 9786099509808
Abstract: The purposes of this study are to analyse self-esteem and anxiety in teenagers; evaluate effect of psychological treatment on teenagers self-esteem, anxiety and well-beying. The research took place in one of the higher schools in Mazeikiai following five stages: Exploration of self-esteem, anxiety appearance, sampling in  experimental and control groups; repeated measurements of self-esteem, anxiety appearance before treatment; self-esteem,  anxiety appearance and wellbeing of participants after treatment, therefore effectiveness of psychological treatment has been measured. Three different methods was applied in this research: levels of self-esteem was assessed by Rosenbergs self-esteem scale RSE; levels of anxiety has been measured using A.M. Prichozan “Personal anxiety scale”, in order to assess well-being of participants Well-being Scale designed by authors of this research has been applied. 186 teenagers participated in this research, 26 participants in each of control and treatment groups. In Treatment group psychological impact was applied-work in small groups following authors of this research designed questioners and tasks. Results of this research revealed that there is a positive correlation between self-esteem and anxiety levels. Higher levels of self-esteem show lower levels of anxiety in participants. Therefore, application of psychological impact in treatment groups reveals positive effect on adolescence self-esteem and reduction of anxiety levels, wellbeing of participants improved. By the mean time results in Control group remained the same. Interestingly, on the bases of this research, results revealed that there are greater levels of anxiety to be presented in girls than in boys, therefore there is no difference in self-esteem levels on gender. Analyses of psychological impact on gender show higher positive effect on girls rather than boys
Affiliation(s): Psichologijos katedra
Socialinių mokslų fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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