NEGATIVE SELF-TALK

is the expression of thoughts or feelings which are counter-productive and have the effect of demotivating oneself.

NEGATIVE SELF-TALK: "When depressed, negative self-talk will further demotivate and depress the individual."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "NEGATIVE SELF-TALK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/negative-self-talk/ (accessed November 20, 2017).
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