Self- concept is the manner in which people think about themselves.It is unique, dynamic, and always evolving. This mental image of oneself influences a person’s identity, self-esteem, body image,and role in society. As a global understanding of oneself, self-concept shapes and defines who we are, the decisions we makeand the relationships we create.
Constitutents of Self- Concept.
- Body Image.
- Self- esteem.
Identity is an individual’s description of who he is .An individual’s identity is developed over time, constantly evolving, and influenced by self-awareness.Self-awarenessinvolves consciously knowing how the self thinks, feels,believes, and behaves at any particular time.
An individual’s perception of physical self that consists of appearance, function and the ability is called body image.