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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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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.
This implies that employees' self concept significantly mediated the Federal workers perception of downsizing exercise and their subsequent reaction in form of commitment to work.
Children also come into this world with their own set of challenges, including that of the development of our self concept.
Previous research shows that pubertal development is linked with adolescent's perceived physical self concept (O'Dea & Abraham, 1999).
Self perceptions are viewed in terms of self concept beliefs and sense of optimism, where self concept beliefs is defined as the extent to which student agrees "feeling good about him/herself, feels a person of worth, feels able to do things as well as others, and on the whole feels satisfied with self.
Hatcher et al (1994) reported that peer counsellors' self concept, capacity for empathy and self-awareness were enhanced by participation in peer education programmes.
Regarding her personal and social development, Regina's anxiety decreased and her behavior and self concept improved.
Transliteral equivalence and reliability of the Turkish version of the Piers-Harris Children's Self Concept Scale.
Mathematics is one of my best subjects") and verbal self concept (e.
The Martinek-Zaichkowsky Self Concept Scale for Children (MZSCS) (Martinek & Zaichkowsky, 1977) was used to evaluate global self-concept development in the children.
In the area of self-esteem, Camp White Eagle used the Tennessee Self Concept Scale the first year.

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