Self Esteem Between Youth

Armin Mahmoudi, Shapor Faridone
2012 International Journal of Scientific Research  
Self-esteem as the affective component of self-concept refers to a person's sense of value and worth, his sense of competence and adequacy and his sense of self satisfaction. It is the personal judgment of worthiness that is expressed in the attitude the individuals hold towards themselves. Some synonyms of self esteem include self respect, self worth, self regard self acceptance, self satisfaction, self confidence and self love. Self esteem is restricted more to the affective dimension of the
more » ... e dimension of the self concept. It is a part of and emerges from one's self concept. youth is commonly viewed and experienced as a time of tumult, as one makes the series of transitions from childhood into adulthood. This maturing process presents the adolescent with dramatic physical, emotional, and relational changes and challenges. Thus, the period of adolescence itself can present a strong challenge to the psychological well being of the individual.
doi:10.15373/22778179/dec2013/46 fatcat:wpkzvi5ferbgjmn22to4xij2ny