Predicting intraindividual self-concept trajectories during adolescence.

  title={Predicting intraindividual self-concept trajectories during adolescence.},
  author={Jami F. Young and Daniel K Mroczek},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  volume={26 5},
The level and stability of both global and domain-specific self-concepts was examined in a study of 253 adolescents, aged 11-20. Intraindividual self-concept trajectories were calculated through growth curve modeling. Six of the self-concept domains were stable over time. In the remaining three domains, there was a significant increase in perceived competency. Growth curve modeling highlighted individual differences in both level and change in self-concept for each of the domains. These… CONTINUE READING