Self-concept and epistemic knowledge in homeless older women
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Self-concept and epistemic knowledge in homeless older women

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Written in English


  • Homeless persons -- Psychology,
  • Older people -- Psychology,
  • Self-perception,
  • Middle age -- Psychological aspects,
  • Women -- Psychology

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Statementby A. Jamie O"Connor
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 152 p
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14956609M

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The study of self-concept has a long tradition in psychological research focusing on at least seven issues: (1) definitional aspects of dimensions and specific components of self-views; (2) neuropsychological aspects as well as structural aspects of self-concept; (3) measurement aspects of self-concept; (4) a nomological network of self-concept; (5) underlying mechanisms of the relationship Cited by: 2. homeless people, more homeless friends and invoking the homeless identity more often in different situations. For homeless people to obtain housing, two factors, income and social support systems, are most important. Of all the control variables, sleeping on the streets and. Start studying Self Concept and Sexuality. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. experience of the partial or total disruption of one's ego and the disintegration and disorganization of one's self concept. self knowledge. As a psychological construct, the self has long occupied a preeminent place in both psychological and management theories regarding human behavior.

Understanding Homeless Adults by Testing the Theory of Self-Care significantly related in healthy older men and women[20], and Dungan et al showed that the well-being of older adults could Author: Judith A. Anderson. As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to o lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed. The Buddha in particular attacked all attempts to conceive of a fixed self, while stating that holding the view "I have no self" is also mistaken. This is an example of the middle way charted by the Buddha and the Madhyamaka school of Buddhism. That absence of a self definition is directed to avoid clinging to the "I", seek reality and attain detachment, and it is found in many passages of the. Correct Explanation: A person's self-concept is influenced by having knowledge and the ability to care for oneself, recognizing one's strengths and limitations. Reference: Taylor, C., et al. Fundamentals of Nursing, 8th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; , Chapter 3: Health, Illness and Disparities, p. Chapter 3: Health, Illness, and Disparities.