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  • By: James Haywood Rolling
  • In: Encyclopedia of Identity
  • Edited by: Ronald L. Jackson II & Michael A. Hogg
  • Subject:Self & Identity, Identity, Self & Identity

Self-image is more than how one sees one's physical appearance; it is an overlapping of self-concepts from multiple sources and points of view. Self-image is simultaneously how one sees oneself physically and how one interprets one's personality through the lens of one's mood at any given moment; how one sees one's place in relation to the social groups in which he or she participates; how one believes others see him or her both physically and in relation to the social groups in which he or ...

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