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The Effects of Ego Strength, Failure Tolerance, and Performance Anxiety on School-Age Children`s School Class Adjustment: A Focus on Gender Differences
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  • Journal title : Korean Journal of Child Studies
  • Volume 37, Issue 2,  2016, pp.13-25
  • Publisher : Korean Association of Child Studies
  • DOI : 10.5723/kjcs.2016.37.2.13
 Title & Authors
The Effects of Ego Strength, Failure Tolerance, and Performance Anxiety on School-Age Children`s School Class Adjustment: A Focus on Gender Differences
Kim, Se Young;
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Objective: The purposes of this study were to examine the effects of school-age children`s ego strength, failure tolerance, and performance anxiety on their school class adjustment, and to model the relation structure of the variables. Method: For these purposes, a questionnaire survey was conducted with 562 6th graders. Results and Conclusion: The results of this study are summarized as follows. First, ego strength, failure tolerance, and performance anxiety were significantly different according to gender. Second, in male students, ego strength, failure tolerance, and performance anxiety had a significant direct effect on school class adjustment. In addition, ego strength and failure tolerance had a significant indirect effect on school class adjustment. Third, female students` paths to school class adjustment were similar to male students` but the effect of failure tolerance on performance anxiety and the effect of performance anxiety on school class adjustment were not significant. Fourth, in the results of multi-group analysis, the effect path from ego strength to school class adjustment was different between male and female students, and the effect was higher in female students than in male students.
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