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    Development of Self Esteem in Growing child

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    1. What changes occur in the development of children's self-esteem?

    2. What factors influence self-esteem?

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    Self-esteem encompasses both self-confidence and self-acceptance and is considered an important component of emotional health. Self-esteem has been discussed in the psychology literature for more than half a century. It is associated with general psychological well-being, depression, hopelessness, anxiety, social isolation, and motivation. In addition, racial and ethnic differences with respect to self-esteem have been documented.
    Psychologists who write about self-esteem generally discuss it in terms of two key components: the feeling of being loved and accepted by others and a sense of competence and mastery in performing tasks and solving problems independently.
    Changes occur in the development of children's self-esteem:

    Self-esteem begins at birth and ends at death. It is considered a trait that evolves ...

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    Development of self esteem in growing child and influence of different factors described.