Self-esteem and Self-control of Teenage Students of Boarding Schools



We investigate the cognitive and behavioral sub-consciousness of teenagers from the boarding schools. We used the method of Dembo-Rubinstein (the modification of A.M. Prihozhan), the express method Style of self-regulation of behavior in children SSBC1-M icons of V.I. Morosanova. It was discovered that almost all self-esteem indexes in adolescent orphans in regard to “I-Real” as the indicator of the cognitive development of self-consciousness is within the average level. An exception is the scale “Self-Confidence” where indexes in the majority of respondents are recorded as “very high”. In the perception of “I-perfect” indicators of all scales were also at a very high level. The total level of self-esteem of adolescent orphans is characterized as “medium”, while the total self-control is “low”. The comparative analysis of this sample of respondents from the respondents belonging to the deviant group of adolescents from families and young people from families with no deviations.

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Keywords: self-awareness, cognitive substructure, behavioral substructure of self-awareness, self-esteem, self-control, adolescent orphans

Journal rubric: Empirical Research

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Timur O. Self-esteem and Self-control of Teenage Students of Boarding Schools [Elektronnyi resurs]. Klinicheskaia i spetsial'naia psikhologiia = Clinical Psychology and Special Education, 2016. Vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 77–96. DOI: 10.17759/cpse.2016050206. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Olga Timur, Master in psychology, graduate student, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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