Academic self-esteem within an adoptee population
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Academic self-esteem within an adoptee population an examination of academic self-esteem and adoptee academic success by Theron N. Ford Stevenson

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Written in English


  • Academic achievement,
  • Adoption,
  • Adoption -- Case studies

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Statementby Theron N. Ford Stevenson
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 157 leaves ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17933757M

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An adoptee’s personal meaning of adoption will be determined by their own living experience. Adoptees generally live a regular life similar to someone who wasn’t adopted; however, they have experiences that are unique to being adopted and these experiences may have an impact on their lives at various times throughout their lives. The study measured "self-esteem" using Rosenberg's Self-Esteem Scale, (, as cited by Cohen and Westhues, ). It also included a measure of "academic achievement" (comprised of the adoptee's.   The Three Faces of Adoptees. Posted on July 8, January 8, by nadmin. Seminar for AAC – Cleveland This distrust is transferred to every person the adoptee wants to get close to. Self-blame/failure/low self-esteem Sadness/depression: loss . In Building Self-Esteem in Children Who Are Adopted or Fostered, Dr. Sue offers simple and practical advice to those supporting children aged 7+ to help them move beyond their trauma and build healthy self-esteem. The book explains how self-esteem develops, why adopted and fostered children often have low self-esteem and how this can affect them/5(7).

Self-esteem: what it is, why we need it, how to get it Self-image is how we imagine ourselves to be, and self-esteem is how we feel about that image, say Drs. Darlene Powell Hopson and Derek S. Hopson. The Hopsons are an African-American husband and wife team, both clinical psychologists, who have written a book that is a treasure for. Brodzinsky () examined correlations among contact, adoption communicative openness, CBCL total problems, and self-esteem in a sample of 73 US children ages 8 - 13 (M = years). Unlike Neil’s study, the measure of ACO was the child’s report of how open they felt the family atmosphere was in terms of discussing adoption with their Cited by: Low self-esteem Identity issues can explain some low self-esteem, a classic adoptee problem. Another cause is some adoptive parents’ – and society’s – (unmistakable yet unspoken) low opinion of the stereotypical “birthmother.” Not only is this an unfair and incorrect judgment about our mothers, but adopted children incorporate these. Self-esteem is your sense of personal worth. It encompasses both self-confidence and self-acceptance. In part, healthy self-esteem comes from your awareness of the value you add to your family and the community. In Building Your Child's Self-Esteem, author Yvonne Brooks provides a step-by-step guide for improving children's self-esteem.3/5(4).

Adopted Chinese girls come of age: Feelings about adoption, ethnic identity, academic functioning, and global self-esteem August Children and Youth Services Review 34(8)– This was equally true for international, domestic, and transracial adoptees. Across 18 studies including 2, adoptees, no differences in self-esteem were found between transracial and same-race adoptees. In contrast, in a small set of 3 studies (N = ), adoptees showed higher levels of self-esteem than nonadopted, institutionalized by: Self-Esteem. Often accompanying these issues of identity. are issues of self-esteem—that is, how the. adopted person feels about him or herself. A number of studies have found that, while adopted persons are similar to nonadopted persons in most ways, they often score lower on measures of self-esteem and self-confidence (Borders, Penny. The Primal Wound is a book which is revolutionizing the way we think about adoption. In its application of information about pre- and perinatal psychology, attachment, bonding, and loss, it clarifies the effects of separation from the birth mother on adopted children/5.