SELF-DEFINITION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 Your personal independence. See autonomy. One's own personality that is independent. It also includes physical, mental, social, religious and moral constraints that a person has in his life. SELF-DEFINITION: "See autonomy." Related Psychology Terms TABOO (TABU) ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES AUGMENTATION PRINCIPLE VALUES CLARIFICATION SELF-CONCEPT TEST AUTONOMY ANOMIE REFORMISM VALUE SYSTEM KALLIKAK Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SELF-DEFINITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-definition/ (accessed June 27, 2017).