• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Factors influencing self-concept. Within Marions case study, I have found that education factor influenced Marions self-concept. I think this because Marions is lacking confidence

Extracts from this document...


Factor of self-concept. Education: � Your self-concept is strongly influenced by school. � You mix with other people and compare yourself to them � Success or failure at school has an effect on self esteem � Learn ideas that help you to understand your life and that of others � Friendships boost self esteem as it shows people want to be your friend � The expectations of teachers influence your success or failure - Students expected to do well often perform better than those not. This is a self-fulfilling prophecy. Apperance- * The important thing is we feel positive about the way we look. We can easily develop a negative self-image and this can lead to a lack of confidence or to feel depressed about our relationships with other people. ...read more.


Gender: * Gender affects the type of employment we go for. * Women are more likely to interrupt their careers to look after children. Culture: * Different cultures have different views of what is normal or right and wrong. * Different people have different ways of thinking. Your family may have different beliefs and expectations from other families and communities. E.g., Muslims families believe that you are to be 'Purity' this means that you are not to touch alcohol, Gambling, Drugs, and not eating Pork. * People with a strong religious belief may teach their children that sex before marriage is wrong. * People from ethnic group are more likely to live in an bigger family Sexual Orientation: * This is a big part of a person's self-concept, especially to those who are homosexual. ...read more.


With Marion, feeling like a failure the effects of this is causing Marion to have low self-esteem. 'Students who expect to do well often will this is known as a self-fulfilling prophecy.' In addition, within the education factor I think that Marion has never felt like she has fitted in. She might be feeling this because within school you compare yourself to other peers in your group. So from this Marion might be feeling on having a negative image because she is not getting the correct response of a peer showing any signs of wanting a friendship. This is why Marion is lacking in self-esteem, self-esteem is boasted by friendship. ?? ?? ?? ?? Emma Baker Unit 8 M2 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Health and Social Care section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Health and Social Care essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Health and social care, OCR Nationals double award promoting health and well being

    4 star(s)

    > Taking a balanced diet > Exercising daily > Reducing smoking levels > Get rid of the stressful lifestyle. Now I am going to talk to Jayaweera and introduce him my plans As you have agreed to follow health plans in order to be healthy, I am going to prepare

  2. Unit 2 Section E Health and Social Care

    Short Term Targets (2 weeks) code- * A1- keep a record of the weight of my client. Begin the day with the diet and exercise routine. * A2- record the food intake and work out an average of calories (this will support my client to understand her diet.)

  1. Job Descriptions

    (Anonymous, 2009) A well written job description is to the human resources professional what a glove and ball are to a pitcher in baseball. Value of Receiving a Job Description with Reference to Staffing Needs Job descriptions are tools that start the employment process they guide the decisions being made when it comes to hiring staff and delegating duties.

  2. Uni 2 Section E Health and Social Care

    It is important that he drinks a lot of water. Socially he will have more energy and would be able to exercise in front of others without feeling embarrassed. Physically he would put on weight and look healthier. Intellectually his brain would have more energy and this will persuade him

  1. Individual health study. To achieve my given task I produced a case study on ...

    There are two types of blood pressures: High Blood pressure and Low blood pressure. High Blood Pressure occurs when the blood is forced through the arteries at an increased pressure. Around 10 million people in the UK have high blood pressure.

  2. Safe Guarding, Anti Social Behaviour and Domestic Abuse assingments

    (SHP blog 20/10/15) Multi- Agency workers can help reduce the risk of the domestic abuse as there are different services that the victim is under have all come together to talk about the individual and how they can help the individual. These individuals will help others in the group understand what each and

  1. The practitioners responsibility in a professional relationship is that they should be able to ...

    By doing this you would be respecting their individuall choice. You would also value and respect children by allowing children to express their choices, for example if you are having a group discussion, you would give every child to give their veiws and opinions on the topic you are discussing.

  2. GCSE Unit 3 - Types of Health & Designing a Healthcare Plan.

    Occupation: An occupation or job allows us to use enterprise you already have and develop new skills and knowledge, which is intellectually stimulating. It not only provides your income but also gives you an opportunity to socialize and gives your days a routine, so giving you confidence and self-esteem.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work