versión impresa ISSN 1132-0559
ESTEVEZ LOPEZ, Estefanía; MARTINEZ FERRERE, Belén y MUSITU OCHOA, Gonzalo. Self-esteem in aggressive and victimized adolescents at school: The multidimensional perspective. Psychosocial Intervention [online]. 2006, vol.15, n.2, pp.223-232. ISSN 1132-0559.
This study aims to analyze differences in self-esteem among aggressive adolescents at school, victimized adolescents by peers, and adolescents who are both aggressors and victims in the school context. This research adopts a multidimensional conception of selfesteem: family, school, social and emotional dimensions are analyzed. The sample was composed of 965 adolescents whose ages range from 11 to 16 years old and studying in four school of the Valencian Community. The results obtained confirm the existence of differences among aggressors, victims and aggressors/victims in the following way: the group of aggressors showed the highest scores in the dimensions of social and emotional self-esteem; the group of victims obtained the highest levels of family and school selfesteem; finally, the group of aggressors/victims showed, in general, the lowest scores in the four dimensions of self-esteem analyzed in the study.
Palabras clave : Self-esteem; School; Violence; Victimization; Aggressor; Victim.