ERIC Number: EJ745920
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 7
Restoring Self-Esteem in Adolescent Males
Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, v15 n3 p175-178 Fall 2006
When presented with the words self-esteem, it is most common in our society to immediately think of girls. It is not often that people ponder the effects of body image, athleticism, success, or even friendships for boys. Unfortunately in overlooking these concepts, we are doing a disservice to our male youth. This article addresses the effects of low self-esteem on boys, clarifies the difference between low self-esteem, over compensation, and egotism, and finally offers ideas on how to identify and address low self-esteem.
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Adolescents, Males, Self Concept, Psychological Patterns, Alcoholism, Discipline
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