Implicit and Explicit Self-Esteem Discrepancies, Victimization and the Development of Late Childhood Internalizing problems.

F.H. Leeuwis, H.M. Koot, H.E. Creemers, P.A.C. van Lier

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Abstract

Discrepancies between implicit and explicit self-esteem have been linked with internalizing problems among mainly adolescents and adults. Longitudinal research on this association in children is lacking. This study examined the longitudinal link between self-esteem discrepancies and the development of internalizing problems in children. It furthermore examined the possible mediating role of self-esteem discrepancies in the longitudinal link between experiences of peer victimization and internalizing problems development. Children (N = 330, M
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)909-919
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Abnormal Child Psychology
Volume43
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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