From self-conceptions to self-worth: on the sources and structure of global self-esteem.

@article{Pelham1989FromST,
  title={From self-conceptions to self-worth: on the sources and structure of global self-esteem.},
  author={Brett W Pelham and William B. Swann},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={
          672-80
        }
}
  • B. Pelham, W. Swann
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
Three factors were identified that uniquely contribute to people's global self-esteem: (a) people's tendencies to experience positive and negative affective states, (b) people's specific self-views (i.e., their conceptions of their strengths and weaknesses), and (c) the way people frame their self-views. Framing factors included the relative certainty and importance of people's positive versus negative self-views and the discrepancy between people's actual and ideal self-views. The contribution… 

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