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self-con·cept

an individual's sense of self, including self-definition in the various social roles one enacts, including assessment of one's own status with respect to a single trait or to many human dimensions, using societal or personal norms as criteria.

self-concept

(sĕlf′kŏn′sĕpt)
n.
The mental image or perception that one has of oneself.

self-concept

the composite of ideas, feelings, and attitudes that a person has about his or her own identity, worth, capabilities, and limitations. Such factors as the values and opinions of others, especially in the formative years of early childhood, play an important part in the development of the self-concept.

self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
An assessment of one's own status with respect to one or several traits, using societal or personal norms as criteria.

self-concept

the totality of a person's perceptions or description of their self, typically not involving an evaluative component. See also self-esteem.

self-con·cept

(self kon'sept)
Individual's sense of self, including self-definition in various social roles.

self-concept,

n the composite of ideas, feelings, and attitudes that a person has about his or her own identity, worth, capabilities, and limitations.
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The main objective of the present study was to investigate the relationship among family pathology, self concept and mood states among adolescents.
Keywords: Translation, Adaptation, Self concept, Tennessee Self Concept Scale, Alpha Coefficient
ERIC Descriptors: Bilingualism; Self Concept; Indo European Languages; Self Concept Measures; Second Language Learning; Native Language; Gender Differences; Personality; North Americans; Cultural Background; Foreign Countries; Questionnaires
Self-concept shaped by others and the environment and reciprocally influences how one perceives the self, others, and the environment, the domains of self concept are often differentiated from global self worth, self esteem and general self concept all of which refer to the evaluation of ones worth as a person (Scott and Barona, 2011).
Table 4: Gender Difference of the adolescents in Self Concept, and Attitude toward Parents, Teachers and Police Authority
Shavelson and Bolus (1992) posited that self concept is an individual's perception of self through experience with the environment, interaction with significant others and attributions of his/her own behaviour.
Students whose mothers have lower than middle school education have lower ideal self concept than real self concept.
The measures used in the research included, Personal Information Form, Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scale1, that was administered to assess the intellectual functioning and Reynolds Adolescent Adjustment Screening Inventory2, that was administered to assess the self concept of the participants.
However, in their last year of university education students from both countries appeared to hold positive self concept again compared to previous years.
It's been found that the self concept perceptions of the students who continue general schools are higher than the ones who continue music high schools.

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