Representations of Relationships to Teachers, Parents, and Friends as Predictors of Academic Motivation and Self-Esteem

@article{Ryan1994RepresentationsOR,
  title={Representations of Relationships to Teachers, Parents, and Friends as Predictors of Academic Motivation and Self-Esteem},
  author={Richard M. Ryan and Jerome D. Stiller and John H. Lynch},
  journal={The Journal of Early Adolescence},
  year={1994},
  volume={14},
  pages={226 - 249}
}
In this study early adolescents' (N = 606) representations of relationships to teachers, parents, andfriends are examined in relation to each other and to various measures of school adjustment, motivation and self-esteem. The relationship dimensions tapped included felt security, emotional and school utilization, and emulation with respect to each targetfigure. It was hypothesized that parent representations would predict those of both teachers and friends, whereas friend and teacher variables… 
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