Self-Confidence Theory Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

Self-Confidence Theory
An overview of some of the theories concerning self-confidence.
# 97751 | 1,785 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 31, 2007 in Psychology (Theory)

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This paper discusses how self-confidence is an attitude which allows individuals to have positive yet realistic views of themselves and their situations. Self-confident people trust their own abilities, have a general sense of control in their lives, and believe that, within reason, they will be able to do what they wish, plan, and expect. In particular, it looks at how different theorists may have different views on dealing with different behaviors and how they have the same goal: to continuously improve an individual in dealing with oneself and people around.

Adler Influence
Skinner Influence
Frankl Influence
Ellis Contribution
Celebrity with Self Confidence

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Self Confidence. Retrieved April 27, 2007 from
  • Dr. C. George Boeree. (2006). B.F. Skinner, Personality Theories. Retrieved May 5, 2007 from
  • Oprah Winfrey. (2007). Retrieved May 5, 2007 from
  • Alfred Adler, Core of Personality. Retrieved April 26, 2007. from
  • Alderian Counseling Techniques. (2005). Retrieved April 26, 2007. from

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