SELF-DEROGATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a tendency to disparage you that is usually unrealistic. To laugh on your own traits and acts that is not realistic. Usually this kind of act is done in anxiety or depression. SELF-DEROGATION: "Self-derogation is often associated with a major depressive episode." Related Psychology Terms SELF-DECEPTION BROFAROMINE BECK DEPRESSION INVENTORY (BDI) SIGNAL ANXIETY CATASTROPHIZE ACCIDENT PRONENESS SURFACE TRAITS BECK ANXIETY INVENTORY (BAI) BECK ANXIETY INVENTORY (BAD) REALISTIC THINKING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-DEROGATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-derogation/ (accessed May 26, 2020).