self-concept

(redirected from Negative self concept)
Also found in: Medical.

self-con·cept

(sĕlf′kŏn′sĕpt)
n.
The mental image or perception that one has of oneself.

self-concept

n
(Psychology) psychol the whole set of attitudes, opinions, and cognitions that a person has of himself
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Two more layers form, one is the negative self concept and the other the 'positive yet phony self'.
To resolve the dissonance created by children's need to be loved by parents, they adopt negative self concepts.
This research helps camp professionals target attention to those children who might have a high propensity for negative self concepts, and begin work toward increasing positive perceptions immediately.