Individual Self , Relational Self , Collective Self : Hierarchical Ordering of the Tripartite Self

@inproceedings{Sedikides2011IndividualS,
  title={Individual Self , Relational Self , Collective Self : Hierarchical Ordering of the Tripartite Self},
  author={Constantine Sedikides and Lowell A. Gaertner and O ErinM. and Jocelyn Mara},
  year={2011}
}
The individual self comprise unique attributes, the relational self comprises partner-shared attributes, and the collective self comprises ingroup-shared attributes. All selves are fundamental components of the self-concept, with each being important and meaningful to human experience and with each being associated with health benefits. Are the selves, however, equally important and meaningful? We review a program of research that tested four competing theoretical views suggesting that the… CONTINUE READING

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