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Interpersonal Relations Chapter 2

by: Kaija Perkins

Interpersonal Relations Chapter 2 psych2042

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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kaija Perkins on Friday September 23, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to psych2042 at The University of Cincinnati taught by Rogers in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 2 views. For similar materials see Interpersonal Relations in Psychology at The University of Cincinnati.


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Date Created: 09/23/16
Chapter 2: Self Awareness Self Concept consists of:  Social identity (interaction with others)  Physical identity (comfort about body)  Mental self (cognitive abilities)  Emotional self (expression of feelings)  Spiritual self (connection to something greater than yourself) Private self = individual perception of thoughts, fears, hopes, etc. Public self = what/how you present yourself in social settings Ideal self = how you would like to be Congruence = similarity between private, public, and ideal self Self-esteem = how you feel about yourself  Develops from… social information/interaction, comparison, observation Narcissism = overinflated sense of self not supported by facts Perfectionism = desire to do everything right (self-doubt and fear)  Awareness of self-criticism can help change thought patterns Improving self-esteem:  Self acceptance  Responsibility for life  Stand up for yourself  Live with a purpose  Personal integrity (authenticity)  Watch your “self-talk” Cognitive Restructuring:  Thought distortions = negative and inaccurate thoughts o All-or-Nothing = Absolute thoughts o Overgeneralizations = never-ending pattern o Filtering = dwelling on negative, ignoring positive o Discounting Positives = positive qualities don’t count Internal locus of control = YOU control life events External locus of control = outside sources control life events Self disclosure = revealing information about yourself that others would not normally know  Deliberate, significant, don’t know other person  Self disclosure helps to clarify their own thoughts Social Penetration:  Breadth = different things you talk about?  Depth = how personal? Johari Window Open Self Blind Self Hidden Self Unknown Self Shadow self = parts of ourselves we prefer not to own  Can impact behavior  Can cause: exaggerated feelings, negative feedback, troubling interactions, exaggerated anger Masks = protection against what others think (difference between wearing a mask and playing a role)


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