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Journal: Nauka i osvita / Science and Education (Vol.162, No. 9)

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Page : 42-47

Keywords : self-confidence; types of self-confidence; structure of confidence.;

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One of today's relevant issues is youth' self-confidence, which plays an important role in human activity as a subject of social interaction. In the article the theoretical analysis of the issue of self-confidence has been carried out; there have been distinguished and described its types: uncertain, unbalanced confident, harmoniously confident; and assertive. The experiment involved senior pupils and students aged from 16 to 22, as well as their teachers and parents. The total number of respondents was 458 people (youth - 393 people, senior pupils - 187 people, students - 206 people, 38 educators and 27 parents). The following research methods were used in the study: Blank Test - Confidence by O. Krupnov; “Motivation to succeed and Fear of Failure Inventory” by A. Rean; Express Diagnostics of the Propensity to Unmotivated Anxiety by B. Boyko, SelfEstimation Technique by Dembo-Rubinstein in the modification of G. Prykhozhan; Lange Yakubovsky's “Responsible Assertive Behavior” Test; V. Romek's “Self-confidence Test”, as well as expert evaluation (Delphi method). The data was processed by means of Statistica for Windows 20.02 program and Student's t-test. The research has made it possible to highlight the specifics of the development of structural components of self-confidence in adolescence. In particular, the examination of cognitive component has revealed a low level of its development in the respondents, which manifests itself in the wrong understanding of the phenomenon of self-confidence, inadequately developed ability to distinguish confident, uncertain and aggressive behavior. The results of examining the emotional and appraisal component have shown that self-confidence in adolescence is characterized by domination of positive emotions associated with self-confidence and high self-esteem. The motivational-target component is manifested in the predominance of motivation for success, readiness to assume responsibility and striving for achievement, initiative, and purposefulness. The behavioral component of self-confidence is characterized by developed initiative in social contacts, social courage, externality and vigor

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