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Factors that can affect self concept

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  • Essay length: 1182 words
  • Submitted: 31/05/2012
  • Marked by teacher: (?) Diane Apeah-Kubi
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There is some good work here. The key terms & the factors impacting on self-concept were correctly identified, but the difference between self concept and self image needs to be more clearly explained. There is also some use of what could be seen as stereotypical comment regarding older people which is not appropriate, particularly for a student in health & social care. Grammar & punctuation errors were also noted. Please proof-read carefully.

Marked by teacher Diane Apeah-Kubi 16/04/2013

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P3 Factors that can affect self concept

In this task I am going to explain what self concept is and what factors can affect self concept.

Our self concept is our self identity. It is our image. The conception of who we are - it is our idea of our self. It is our conception of self. This concept of self relates to how we think about our self, and how we understand and know our self.

Our self image is more how we see our self, whereas our self esteem is more how we feel about our self. The way we look at ourselves is important. The way we see ourselves in the world will affect what we do, how we act, how we are seen by others. We need a healthy and real concept and idea of ourselves to make the most of life.

Self-esteem is the measurement of a person's estimation of their own worth. The most familiar labels on the scale of self-esteem are high self-esteem and low self-esteem.

If you have high self-esteem, it implies that you have confidence in your own nature and abilities. To have

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There is some good work here. The key terms & the factors impacting on self-concept were correctly identified, but the difference between self concept and self image needs to be more clearly explained. There is also some use of what could be seen as stereotypical comment regarding older people which is not appropriate, particularly for a student in health & social care. Grammar & punctuation errors were also noted. Please proof-read carefully.

Marked by teacher Diane Apeah-Kubi 16/04/2013

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