An Overview of Research on Adolescents’ Self-Worth

Dan LI


Self-worth refers to people’s attitude and feeling about themselves based on their judgment and assessment of their value. It reflects the extent of self-acceptance. In relation to the research in foreign countries, China’s research on self-worth starts a bit late, whose research objects are mainly adolescents including the young students. This paper is going to touch upon this topic from three aspects that are theoretical research, correlational research, and strategic research. Conclusions thus will be drawn coupled with implications.


Adolescents; Self-worth; Connotation; Correlational research; Strategy

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