Selbstwert und Selbstvertrauen

  • Ann-Katrin JünemannEmail author


Der Selbstwert bezeichnet die generell positive oder negative Bewertung des Selbst in unterschiedlicher Ausprägung. Der ideale Selbstwert ist durch einen hohen, aber sicheren Selbstwert charakterisiert und beinhaltet eine stabile positive Bewertung des Selbst und eine ganzheitliche Selbstakzeptanz. Aktuelle Forschung zeigt, dass er in optimaler Ausprägung mit positiven Konsequenzen wie persönlichem Erfolg und Wohlbefinden einhergeht. Auch ein hoch ausgeprägtes Selbstvertrauen, d. h. das Vertrauen in die eigenen Kompetenzen und Fähigkeiten, verschiedenste Handlungen effektiv auszuführen, wird in der psychologischen Forschung als Ressource angesehen. Konzeptionell gesehen sind sich Selbstvertrauen und Selbstwert sehr ähnlich und unterscheiden sich nur in einzelnen Facetten. Ein Zusammenhang besteht darin, dass ein hoher Selbstwert mit einem hohen Selbstvertrauen einhergeht. Beide Konstrukte können in ihrer optimalen Ausprägung als handlungsleitende Werte angesehen werden.


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