Is dyslexia necessarily associated with negative feelings of self-worth? A review and implications for future research.

  title={Is dyslexia necessarily associated with negative feelings of self-worth? A review and implications for future research.},
  author={Robert Burden},
  volume={14 3},
This paper will provide an overview of research in the past 20 years into the relationship between dyslexia and various aspects of self-perception, including self-concept, self-esteem, self-efficacy and locus of control. Problems are identified relating to the measurement of some of the most widely used constructs, as is the need for more precise identification of key variables relating to them. Critical issues concerning the assumptions that can be drawn from largely correlational data are… CONTINUE READING

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