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Foundations I

Ch 40

Disturbed Body Image The state in which one experiences confusion in the mental picture of one’s physical self
Chronic Low Self-Esteem or Situational Low Self-Esteem The state in which an individual experiences or is at risk for experiencing negative self-evaluation about self or capabilities
Ineffective Role Performance The state in which an individual experiences or is at risk for experiencing a disruption in the way that individual perceives one’s role performance
Disturbed Personal Identity The state in which an individual experiences or is at risk for experiencing an inability to distinguish between self and nonself
Self - Concept (self-image) - the mental image or picture of self
Self - Esteem the need to feel good about oneself and to believe that others hold one in high regard
Self - Actualization the need to reach one’s potential through full development of one’s unique capability
Identity diffusion the failure to integrate various childhood identifications into a harmonious adult psychosocial identity, which can lead to disruptions in relationships and problems of intimacy
Depersonalization the subjective experience of the partial or total disruption of one’s ego and the disintegration and disorganization of one’s self-concept
Significance the way a person feels one is loved and approved of by the people important to that person
Competence the way tasks that are considered important are performed
Virtue the attainment of moral–ethical standards
Power the extent to which a person influences one’s own and others’ lives
Stages in the development of the self self-awareness (infancy) self-recognition (18 months) self-definition (3 years) self-concept (6–7 years)
Global self the composite of all the basic facts, qualities, traits, images, and feelings one holds about oneself
Ideal self the self one wants to be
False self an emotional need to respond to the needs and ambitions significant people, such as parents, have for them
Personal identity a person's conscious sense of who he or she is
Body image subjective view of one's physical appearance
Role performance ability to successfully execute societal expectations regarding role-specific behaviors
Three dimensions of of self-concept self-knowledge self-expectations self-evaluation (self esteem)
Created by: hksonger