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Self image and place of control
Self image and place of control

Author(s): Adrian Mircea Marica, Mariana Floricica Călin
Subject(s): Philosophy, Social Philosophy
Published by: EDIS- Publishing Institution of the University of Zilina
Keywords: self; self-image; self-esteem; place of control;

Summary/Abstract: The problematic of the self has a long history, being analyzed in the space of philosophical rationality since the Greek antiquity, being directed by the Socratic imperative of self-knowledge. Together with the establishment and development of social psychology, the last century, the researches on self-meet a special amplification. In the last decades, the thematic of self and its dimensions met a remarkable effervescent theoretics. The psychological researches extended on self-consciousness, self-esteem, self-handicapping, self-efficacy, self-improvement, self-enhancement, self-monitoring, self-focusing, self-disclosure, self-verification, etc. Our research aims to investigate the correlations that exist between the self-esteem and place of control, having in view certain variables such as age, sex, the level of studies graduated. The results obtained confirm in a great extent other researches mentioned in the paper.

  • Issue Year: 3/2016
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 42-49
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English