Adult attachment and Self Esteem

Fatahyah, Yahya and Anis Nurshafiqah, Azhar (2018) Adult attachment and Self Esteem. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (3.22). pp. 63-67. ISSN 2227-524X

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This study identifies the relationship between adult attachment, and specifically between attachment avoidance, attachment anxiety and self-esteem among married couples residing in the north-east of Peninsular Malaysia. A correlational research design was adopted to address the research objectives established for this study involving a representative sample of seventy married couples from the northeast of Peninsular Malaysia. Two sets of questionnaires were developed and reviewed by two expert panels before piloting and finalising. The structure and content of the questionnaires were specific to main two areas; Experience in a Close Relationship (ECR) scale and Rosenberg’s Self-Esteem Scale (RSE). The questionnaires were then distributed to the participants. The data were collected and analysed using descriptive statistical analysis and Pearson Correlation. The findings indicated the existence of a meaningful relationship between adult attachment and self-esteem. Furthermore, it was recommended based on the work performed, limitations and findings that further research is conducted in a similar program, but a with broader and a more substantial population size covering multiple communities, again with a specific focus on married couples and improving their attachment and self-esteem in a relationship.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Attachment avoidance; attachment anxiety; self-esteem, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Faculties, Institutes, Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2018 07:57
Last Modified: 25 May 2021 09:17

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