SELF-ESTEEM

the degree to which the qualities contained in our self-concept are seen to be positive. It reflects a person's image of themself and their accomplishments. Low self-esteem is often seen in depressive disorders.

SELF-ESTEEM: "Every one needs a fair degree of self-esteem to be healthy mentally."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SELF-ESTEEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-esteem/ (accessed July 25, 2017).
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