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self-concept Line breaks: self-concept

Definition of self-concept in English:

noun

Psychology
An idea of the self constructed from the beliefs one holds about oneself and the responses of others: a self-concept is largely a reflection of the reactions of others towards the individual
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  • Your ideas about what others think of you hinge on your self-concept - your own beliefs about who you are.
  • In conclusion, the findings suggest that adolescent girls from varying age groups, backgrounds, and school environments are in touch with their ethical self-concepts and related behavioral decisions.
  • As children begin to incorporate both positive and negative information into their self-concepts, self-concept differentiation is likely to increase, leading to higher self-complexity.

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