• Marilena Cristina Platon


self-esteem; value; personality; self-confidence


Self-esteem in psychology corresponds to the very meaning of the word: it is the esteem that
a person has of himself, the answer to the questions “how much am I worth?”, “do I like it or not?”,
“am I safe or not?”, “my way of satisfying myself or not?”. This is a very important theme, as it is
intertwined with both the main characteristics of the character (such as being introverted or extroverted)
and with many types of discomfort that can arise in the course of existence (for example, certain forms
of depression or fears that dictate the emergence of anxiety). Self-esteem is the value that a person
attributes to himself or herself in life in general and in various contexts. It is important for everyone to
be able to observe themselves closely and get to know themselves a little better.


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How to Cite

Platon, M. C. (2023). Self-Esteem. New Trends in Psychology, 5(1), 64–68. Retrieved from