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self-image

is the mental picture, generally of a kind that is quiteresistant to change, that depicts not only details that arepotentially available to objective investigation by others(height, weight, hair color, sex, I.Q. score, etc.), butalso items that have been learned by that person abouthimself or herself, either from personal experiences or byinternalising the judgments of others.

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Diagnostic andStatistical Manual (DSM)

amulti-axial manual used for theclassification, definition and description of mental healthdisorders.