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ERIC Number: ED304630
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 3
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
An Overview of Self-Concept Theory for Counselors. Highlights: An ERIC/CAPS Digest.
Purkey, William W.
This overview of the self-concept theory describes how people organize and interpret their personal existence. It discusses the beginnings and recent history of the self-concept theory, and presents three major qualities of self-concept: that it is learned, organized, and dynamic. It asserts that individuals have relatively boundless potential for developing a positive and realistic self-concept. (NB)
ERIC/CAPS, 2108 School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259.
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Counseling and Personnel Services, Ann Arbor, MI.