THREAT TO SELF-ESTEEM MODEL

a theory postulating that assistance from another is , at times, interpreted as a danger to the self, because it denotes that the recipient of such assistance is not able or inferior. In such scenarios, the recipient might react negatively.

THREAT TO SELF-ESTEEM MODEL: "We are studying the threat to self-esteem model today."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THREAT TO SELF-ESTEEM MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/threat-to-self-esteem-model/ (accessed December 1, 2019).
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