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Poster
PS26A-06-197

A longitudinal study about the relationship between global self-worth and social acceptance among Japanese children.

[Speaker] Maeshiro, Kazumi:1
[Co-author] Sakai, Atsushi:2, Tanaka, Mami:3, Sugawara, Masumi:4
1:Seisen Jogakuin College (Japan), 2:Tokyo Metoroporitan University (Japan), 3:Chiba University (Japan), 4:Ochanomizu University (Japan)

This longitudinal study explored that relationship between global self-worth and social acceptance among Japanese children.Participants were N=317 (Boys=150, Girls=167),Time1: elementary school(Mean age=11years), Time2:junior high school(Meanage=13years).Measurements were Self Perception Profile for Children(Harter,1985,Japanese version Maeshiro,Sugawara,Sakai,Sugawara,1997) and life ecents scale.
Analysis process had the following steps.Step1,grouping- Group A members had experience that be praised by friends and teacher at Time1(N=184).Group B members had no experience of being praised by friends and teacher at Time 1(N=133).Step2,Analysis-Using Cross lagged analysis Model,simultaneous Analysis of Several Groups.Results show Group A members' Global self-worth at Time1 affected social acceptance at Time2(β=.36,p<.05,CMIN(1)=.787,p=.375,CFI=1.000,RMSEA=.000).
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