SELF-SYSTEM

used to describe a person with a fixed personality based on approved behaviour patterns where disapproved patterns are blocked out. A self-system comes from a strict approval from parents regarding a particular behaviour.

SELF-SYSTEM: "A self-system comes from a strict approval from parents about behaviour."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-system/ (accessed July 17, 2019).
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