The self-esteem roller coaster: Adult attachment moderates the impact of daily feedback
Hepper, E and Carnelley, KB (2012) The self-esteem roller coaster: Adult attachment moderates the impact of daily feedback Personal Relationships, 19 (3). pp. 504-520.
Hepper Carnelley 2010 Attachment and Feedback-seeking pre-print.pdf
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People with different attachment orientations rely on different sources of self-esteem. This 14-day diary study examined the impact of different types of feedback on self-esteem for adults of different attachment orientations. Consistent with theory, higher (vs. lower) anxious participants’ daily self-esteem fluctuated more with daily interpersonal feedback conveying rejection or coming from a romantic partner; they also self-reported stronger reactions to idiosyncratic negative interpersonal feedback. Higher (vs. lower) avoidant participants showed weaker daily self-esteem fluctuation with positive interpersonal feedback, and those with a fearful-avoidant attachment pattern reported stronger reactions to positive agentic feedback. Self-reported emotional reactions mediated links between attachment dimensions and self-reported impact of feedback on self-evaluations. Results highlight the importance of affect-regulation strategies in influencing regulation of self-esteem.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Psychology|
|Date :||September 2012|
|Identification Number :||10.1111/j.1475-6811.2011.01375.x|
|Uncontrolled Keywords :||attachment, self-esteem, feedback, diary data|
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|Additional Information :||This is the pre-peer reviewed version of the following articel: Hepper E, Carnelley KB (2012). The self-esteem roller coaster: Adult attachment moderates the impact of daily feedback. Personal Relationships 19(3):504-520 The definite version is available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pere.2012.19.issue-3/issuetoc|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||07 Jun 2013 15:08|
|Last Modified :||09 Jun 2014 13:15|
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