STUDY GUIDE - Foundations: Fundamentals of Nursing, Chapter 33 Self-Concept

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Self Concept pg 658

- is an individual's view of self (how a person thinks about oneself
- it is a subjective view and a complex mixture of unconscious and conscious thoughts, attitudes, and perceptions

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Self concept (how a person thinks about oneself)directly affects

self esteem, or how one feels about oneself.

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Self Esteem pg 661

- is an individual's overall feeling of self-worth or the emotional appraisal of self-concept.
- the most fundamental mental self-evaluation because it represents the overall judgment of personal worth or value.
- is positive when one feels capable, worthwhile and competent
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A person's self esteem is related to his or her evaluation of his or her effectiveness at

school, within the family and in social settings.

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The evaluation of others can also affect a persons ______, for example

- self-esteem
- college athletes report greater levels of self-esteem and social connectedness and lower levels of depression than other non-athletes.

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Difference between self concept and self esteem

Self concept is how a person thinks about oneself and it directly affects self esteem, which is how one feels about oneself.

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Components of self concept are

identity, body image, role performance, self-esteem

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Components of self concept:
Identity

- involves the internal sense of individuality, wholeness, and consistency of a person over time and in different situations.
- It implies being distinct and separate from others.
- "Being oneself" or living an authentic life is the basis of true identity.

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Components of self concept:
Body image

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Components of self concept:
Role performance

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Components of self concept:
Self esteem

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Stressors that could affect self-concept

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Stressors that could affect self-esteem

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nonverbal behaviors are key indicators of a patient's

Self concept

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By allowing _______ ____________ about thoughts and feelings, the nurse creates an environment for therapeutic communications.

open communication

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How is the sense of self negatively affected in older adults?

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How is the sense of self negatively affected in adolescence?

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