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›› 2007, Vol. 15 ›› Issue (4): 624-630.

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An Analysis of the Relation between Self-Esteem and Self-efficacy

Chen Jianwen;Wang Tao   

  1. school of Education, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China, 430074
  • Received:2006-11-16 Revised:1900-01-01 Online:2007-07-15 Published:2007-07-15
  • Contact: Chen Jianwen

Abstract: There are some relation and difference between self-esteem and self-efficacy as core factors. Conceptually, self-esteem is self-evaluation of “behaving” and self-efficacy is self-evaluation of “doing”. Measurably, global structure of self-esteem and special structures of self-efficacy are emphasized. Functionally, self-esteem aims at mediating negative reflective evaluation and ultimate mental health, and self-efficacy takes on motive effect. On affecting factor, self-esteem is influenced by early growth experience and complementary experience in afteryears,and self-efficacy is influenced by recent factors such as successful-failing experience (direct or indirect) and subjective state of body and mind

Key words: self-esteem, self-efficacy, self

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