self-concept


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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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We know that global self-worth is lower in the inpatient group and we know from other research that lower self-concept is a precursor to other more serious mental health problems," Ferro said.
Interventions to improve an individual's self-concept or self-perception would be complementary to some of the more pressing needs within child and youth inpatient psychiatric services.
Overall, young people getting psychiatric treatment of both types tend to have reduced self-concept as compared to the rest of the population.
Despite multiple definitions of this construct, researchers commonly agree on the hierarchical nature of self-concept in that it can be conceptualized into specific domains (Shavelson & Bolus, 1982).
In a similar vein, Donders and Verschueren (2004) analyzed the relation between positive self-concept and social acceptance in a sample of 164 Norwegian children aged 9 to 12 years, concluding that peer acceptance is related to self-esteem and feelings of social acceptance.
A scarcity of research studies to identify the associations between AGOs and educational self-concept does exist.
Self-concept may be defined simply as the total collection of attitudes, judgments and values which an individuals holds with respect to his behaviour, his ability, his biology and his worth as person.
Self-concept has been defined as 'a person's self-perceptions formed through experience with and interpretation of his or her environment' (Marsh & Hattie, 1996, p.
Previous research has not supported the self-concept as uni- dimensional construct due to its insufficient explanation of behavior in diverse settings.
To sum up, teachers' professional self-concept as well as their professional knowledge seems to play a significant role in the instructional quality and students' learning success.
Martin (1995) endorsed that "failure in school plays a significant role in forming a negative self-image, especially when the child's self-concept is negative to begin with" (p.
Physical self-concept involves students' beliefs about their ability to participate in sports and outdoor activities.