Self-esteem is defined as an individual’s subjective evaluation of his or her worth as a person. Psychologist Morris Rosenberg defined self-esteem as a one-dimensional construct, which refers to a person’s general sense of worth; it signifies how people feel about themselves. It also represents the affective or evaluative component of the self-concept. High levels of self-esteem may be considered as feelings of self-worth and not whether the person considers himself or herself superior to others. As self-esteem reflects a person’s subjective evaluation, if a person sees himself or herself as a competent, likable, and valued person, then he or she is more likely to have high self-esteem.

There are many scales available to measure self-esteem, but The Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale is used most frequently. It ...

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