self-image


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self-image

(sĕlf′ĭm′ĭj)
n.
The conception that one has of oneself, including an assessment of qualities and personal worth.

self-image

the total concept, idea, or mental image one has of oneself and of one's role in society; the person one believes oneself to be.

self-image

A person's conception of his or her own appearance, personality and capabilities.
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Sixty-nine percent of girls (more than 2 out of 3) and 58 percent of boys ages 8-18 say there are issues that threaten their personal, positive self-image including body image (25%), bullying (25%), and unrealistic images of men and women in the media (19%), as well as poor school performance (18%), poor relationships with peers (19%) or parents (16%), issues with their mental health (15%), drug and alcohol use (13%), among others.
Respect Individuality & Self Expression) Above campaign is designed to increase public awareness of the implications self-esteem and self-image can have on health and wellness, particularly in adolescents.
Positive affirmations in the form of positive "self-talk" can help get rid of a negative self-image and help you rebuild your confidence and self-esteem.
Excessive preoccupation with self-image is regarded as a contributing factor to the proliferation of food disorders, especially among young women.
Briefly, self-image self-concept addresses an individual's general "perceptions about culturally valued behaviors or personal attributes such as self-worth, popularity, physical attractiveness or physical skill" (Gresham, 1995, p.
One's self-image of his or her personality may be one such factor.
Bakker and Bosman (2003) also showed that the sociometric status and self-image of Dutch children with LD was remarkably more positive in special education schools than in general education settings.
Bridgforth connects behaviors that effect credit to culture, fear, family, self-image, discrimination and slavery.
During sustained periods of pain, nerve activity increased in the brain's medial prefrontal cortex, which has been associated with negative emotions, emotional memories, and self-image.
00), an excellent story for ages 12 and older about change, self-image, and coming to grips with a brother's death.
But through the 'Steps to Freedom in Christ', a Bible-based program of spiritual recovery developed by Neil Anderson and Steve Gross, these men and women were abilt to find a better alterative to a life of self-hatred, impaired self-image, eating disorders, emotional pain, social and familial rejection.
The crux of this theory is based on a belief that "unconscious and conscious dispositions represented by motives or traits lead to behaviors that are integrated into the self-image and that these same observations and thoughts can form the basis for social roles relatively consistent with the sell-image and motive/traits within that context (p.