The relation of self-esteem variability to emotion variability, mood, personality traits, and depressive tendencies.

@article{Oosterwegel2001TheRO,
  title={The relation of self-esteem variability to emotion variability, mood, personality traits, and depressive tendencies.},
  author={Annerieke Oosterwegel and Nicola Field and Dennis Hart and K. J. Anderson},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={2001},
  volume={69 5},
  pages={
          689-708
        }
}
The relation of self-esteem variability to personality, mood, and behavior was investigated. Self-esteem variability was measured by calculating the standard deviation of self-ratings made during a week of experience-sampling. Participants high in self-esteem variability were self-conscious, socially anxious, and avoidant of social contexts. Self-esteem variability was partially independent of the conceptually similar trait of affect-intensity. The contributions of the study to work on self… CONTINUE READING

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