Influence of self-concept on school adjustment among middle-school students.

@article{Haynes1990InfluenceOS,
  title={Influence of self-concept on school adjustment among middle-school students.},
  author={N Malcolm Haynes},
  journal={The Journal of social psychology},
  year={1990},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={199-207}
}
The view that children's self-concepts influence their school adjustment and behavior is widely accepted, but the strength of the influence and the contribution of specific self-concept dimensions to children's nonacademic performance in school are uncertain. This issue is important in view of evidence that behavior problems are acute among minority children in inner-city public schools. The purpose of the present study was to examine the relationship between specific self-concept dimensions… CONTINUE READING