THE ROLE OF INTENSITY IN WRITING THE DIARY POSITIVE SELF-CONCEPT IN ADOLESCENTS
Abstract| Erny Novitasari Undergraduate Program, 2011Gunadarma University http://www.gunadarma.ac.id KeyWords: Diary, Positive Self-concept, Youth ABSTRACT: Adolescence is a period of search for identity, where teensseek to identify themselves so that they can have a pictureof him is a decisive judgment on him. Individual assessmentagainst him is called self-concept. Diary as one of the mediaused in describing the personality of her teens, both physi-cal, social, and psychological and experience gained throughinteraction with the people around him, seems to be a pos-itive means to determine the self-concept. This study aimsto determine the role of the intensity of the writing in thediary of a positive self-concept in adolescents. This researchis expected to help provide a view on the role of the diaryin everyday life, especially in the lives of adolescents as amedium used in forming the self-concept and that the re-sults of this study are expected to provide useful input forthe development of Social Psychology. Research subjectswho are 40 subjects were second-class male and female stu-dents and three high schools and vocational Andhiga Mid-shipman who wrote in the diary and aged between 14-18years. The data was collected using a questionnaire con-taining the intensity scale diary and a positive self-conceptscale. The study concludes that this research hypothesisacceptable. Based on data analysis performed using sim-ple regression showed F value of 9.694 with a signicanceof 0.004 (p <0.01), and R2 values ??of 0, 203. It can beconcluded that there is the role of writing in a diary theintensity of positive self-concept in adolescents.
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