Definition of self-system in English:

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self-system

noun

Psychology
The complex of drives and responses relating to the self; the set of potentialities that develop in an individual’s character in response to parental and other external influences.
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  • The social aspect of the model implies that the self-system is embedded in a social context that includes the individual and the individual's interactions and relations with the task and with others in the situation.

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Syllabification: self-sys·tem

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