Emotional competence and self-esteem in adolescents

50793906_1165737810256377_5600291609116672000_oThe Journal of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology has published in its latest number an interesting study that analyzes the impact of emotional competencies and self-esteem on the psychological adjustment of adolescents, according to their age and sex. In a group of 855 Spanish adolescents between 12 and 15 years old, the girls perceived and understood emotions better than the boys, but presented greater emotional problems. Boys’ self-esteem was higher but they showed more behavioural problems. To learn more about the study, click here.

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