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NUNES BAPTISTA, Makilim; RIGOTTO, Daiene Marcela; FERRARI CARDOSO, Hugo  and  MARIN RUEDA, Fabián Javier. Social support, family and self-concept: constructs relations. Psicol. caribe [online]. 2012, vol.29, n.1, pp.1-18. ISSN 0123-417X.

This study aimed at verifying the associations between social support, family support and self-concept in a group of men and women. In the male group there were negative correlations between family support and the factors negligence, aggression and indifference of the instrument of self-concept. In the female group, the total family support was positively correlated with sensuality and accountability, and negatively with uncertainty, and these three measures of the instrument of self-concept. The observed relationships between family support and social support were positive, for both men and women.

Keywords : Family; self-concept; social support; family support.

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