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  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Self-esteem refers to how one would evaluate his or her self-worth, which is derived from one's own experiences, beliefs, and self-perception. Sigmund Freud breaks self-esteem into three components: one's aspirations for oneself, one's aspirations that are corroborated by ...

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