an outlook of self-esteem or self-value. Positive self-regard is frequently sought as an objective in remediation and is nurtured by the therapy professional's regard for the patient.

POSITIVE SELF-REGARD: "The patient's positive self-regard had been completely diminished after years of abuse at the hands of her husband."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSITIVE SELF-REGARD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/positive-self-regard/ (accessed January 26, 2021).