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    Self-Esteem, Self-Concept, and Self-Efficacy

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    This solution helps to differentiate between the constructs of self-esteem, self-concept, and self-efficacy.

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    The terms "self-concept" and "self-esteem" are often confused, but they are different constructs in psychology. Self-concept refers to how an individual would describe himself or herself; it is how they understand themselves. Self-concept includes traits, characteristics, abilities, responsibilities, activities, values, and anything else that the individual believes is important to who they are. Self-concept is a fairly stable construct, and is similar to the term "identity." However, an individual's identity may be broader than their self-concept and may ...

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    This solution helps to differentiate between the constructs of self-esteem, self-concept, and self-efficacy.

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