Relationship between Self-efficacy, Self-esteem, and Attachment Style among Juvenile Delinquency in Urmia City – Iran

Abstract

Psychological factors, such as self-esteem and self-efficacy, have been shown to be equally as important in contributing to the cause of deviant behavior. The aim of the present study is to investigate the relationship between the self-efficiency, self-esteem, and attachment style in juvenile delinquency in Urmia City-West Azerbaijan, Iran. By simple random sampling, 60 adolescents in delinquent juvenile institution was selected. Three questionnaires: Parent and Peer Attachment (Armesden and Greenberg, 1987), Self-Esteem Scale of Rochester, and adolescent social self-efficacy were used. The findings indicate there is a positive significant correlation between self-esteem and attachment to friends (p



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Marzieh Arefi, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Fatemeh Rahmani, Islamic Azad University, Iran

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Conference: ACP2014
Stream: Psychology

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