Terms in this set (18)
the mental image or picture of self
the need to feel good about oneself and to believe that others hold one in high regard
the need to reach one's potential through development of unique capability
failure to integrate childhood identifications into a harmonious adult identity
partial or total disruptions of one's ego; disintegration of self concept
composite of all the qualities one holds about oneself
includes basic facts (sex age race), position in social group, behavioral qualities (e.g. generous, sexy, ambitious)
what you aspire to be
a person developing into a person others would like him or her to be
Esteem needs (Maslow, 2 of them)
self esteem, esteem of others
Coopersmith's 4 bases of self esteem
significance, competence, virtue, power
the three major self evaluation feelings:
pride, guilt, shame
factors effecting self concept:
development, internal and external resources, history of success and failure, crises or life stressors, aging illness or trauma
The nurse assessing self concept focuses on the patient's____
___personal identity, body image, self-esteem, and role performance.
an individual's conscious sense of who he or she is.
subjective view a person has about physical appearance
Low self esteem is characterized by___
___large discrepancies between ideal and real selves.
Self esteem outcomes (Need to know, p. 1511)
comfortable with body image,
describes self positively,
able to reach realistic role expectations,
capable of interacting with environment while recognizing self as separate and distinct.