Chapter 15: Achieving Mental and Emotional Health—Self-Assessment Quiz

Which of the following factors affects self-esteem?
A. home, school, community, and cultural environments
B. social interactions with family members, friends, and others
C. media, such as television, movies, and social networking sites
D. all of the above
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According to Erik Erickson, people develop either a sense of personal identity or confusion about identity between 12 and 18 years of age.True.Social identity is defined as one's engagement in particular activities and interests, such as science, music, sports, and community service.False.People with high emotional intelligence are skilled at understanding the emotions that other people are feeling.True.The belief that only boys should play football is an example of an identity stereotype.False.An American teenager who speaks a Celtic language, participates in Irish dancing competitions, and annually visits Ireland with her family has a strong sense of ethnicity.True.The ability to recover from stressful and traumatic events is called resilience.True.Gender roles are culturally-defined assumptions about what it means to be male or female.False.Self-reflection is the act of thinking repeatedly about something for a long period of time, which is a habit of negative thinking that can trigger anxiety and depression.False.The term androgynous refers to people who exhibit feminine and masculine traits equally.True.Self-actualization is the feeling that you are striving toward and becoming the best person you can be.True.