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Laguna, M., Lachowicz-Tabaczek, K., Dzwonkowska, I. (2007). The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale: Polish adaptation of the scale

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Mariola Laguna
Institute of Psychology, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
Kinga Lachowicz-Tabaczek
Institute of Psychology, University of Wroclaw, Poland
Irena Dzwonkowska
Institute of Psychology, University of Opole, Poland

Abstract:
Global self-esteem is typically defined as one’s overall sense of worthiness as a person. The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale (SES) is a widely used instrument for measuring this construct. The objective of the present study was to conduct a psychometrically sound Polish adaptation of the scale. The research shows that the Polish version is a highly reliable (Cronbach’s alpha 0.81 – 0.83), and theoretically valid instrument. Confirmatory Factor Analysis supported the one-dimension structure of the scale.
Keywords: Morris Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, personality assessment, self-esteem

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Laguna, M., Lachowicz-Tabaczek, K., Dzwonkowska, I. (2007). The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale: Polish adaptation of the scale. Psychologia Społeczna, 4, 164-176.
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