Dissertation
Dissertation > Philosophy, religion > Psychology > Applied Psychology

The Relationship Between Interpersonal Self-support and Self-schema

Author FanZuo
Tutor XiaLingXiang
School Southwestern University
Course Applied Psychology
Keywords Positive Self-schema Negative Self-schema interpersonal Self-Support (PSS)
CLC B849
Type Master's thesis
Year 2012
Downloads 77
Quotes 0
Download Dissertation

The self is one of the hot spot in the research field of the personality and in the key position.Self-schem can be regarded as an internal factors in the development of personality.Many previous studies found that personality are closely related with self-schem.Positive personality traits are Involved with positive self-schem, negative personality traits are involved negative self-schem. Interpersonal self-support is one of the aspects of self-support personality (ssp). SSP is viewed as an excellent personality factor in traditional Chinese culture and hypothesized as a health personality, previous researches suggested it has the function of maintaining mental health. In this study,we attempt to explore the relation of interpersonal self-support and self-schem.The study want to explain why self-support personality has the function of maintaining health from the point of schem.The hypothesis of this study Interpersonal self-support as a positive personality traits is significantly related with self-schem. Self-schem of high level of interpersonal self-support is more positive than low level of interpersonal self-support. In this study, explicit and implicit experiments were designed. In explicit experiment,we used the method of questionnaire investigation to measure relation of Interpersonal self-support and self-schem. Correlation analysis results are shown:Five dimensions of Interpersonal self-support are positively related with self-schem; Interpersonal independence, iinterpersonal initiative, interpersonal responsibility, interpersonal flexibility are all negatively related with self-schem. Further regression analysis found that interpersonal initiative and interpersonal responsibility are the major influencing factors of self-schem. Due to the questionnaire,s defects and self-awareness Of the level of consciousness would be affected by the influence of social desirability,we design another research, we used Improved stroop experimental to explore the relationship of Interpersonal self-support and self-schem in implicit level. Correlation analysis results are shown:interpersonal independence and interpersonal initiative are positively related with self-schem; Further regression analysis found that interpersonal initiative is the major influencing factors of self-schem.we prove the hypothesis of this study Interpersonal self-support as a positive personality traits is significantly related with self-schem. But results are also different, it shows that explicit self-schem and implicit self-schem are different.

Related Dissertations
More Dissertations