Summarizing and integrating the major empirical research of the past twenty years, this volume presents a thorough review of the subject, with a special focus on what sets people with low self-esteem apart from others. As the subject is central to the understanding of personality, mental health, and social adjustment, this work will be appreciated by professionals and advanced students in the fields of personality, social, clinical, and organizational psychology.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 286
Weight: 425 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199
`An intriguing book...valuable to both social and clinical psychologists....The volume is a rich resource for current findings on self-esteem....the intellectual level is high. The chapters are clearly reseasoned and well written...this is really a thought-provoking book....The book raises significant questions about what self-esteem is and how it is formed, and it should do much to stimulate further innovative work in this area.'