Relation of self-esteem with five personality factors and aggression among youth
Author(s): Kumar R, Anupam and Sharma NR
Abstract: Self-esteem is a subjective sense of personal value and worth of themselves. It is crucial in the life of an individual. The importance of personal value gives a powerful sense of living. The term self-esteem is pronounced differently in the population, like self-respect, self-regard, self-identity, ego, etc. These terms vary from individual to individual. A simple question arises: What factors are responsible for determining self-esteem. In this study, two crucial psychological constructs (Personality traits and Aggression) were taken, which might be associated with self-esteem. Data were taken from 120 students having an age range of 17 to 24. Results describe a strong association and significant role of personality traits and Aggression in determining youth self-esteem.