Year: 1990 Source: Death Studies, v.40, n.4, (1990), p.303-327 SIEC No: 19901276

Defines self-esteem & discusses its importance in children’s development. Depression as a result of low self-esteem & the relationship between psychological abuse & suicide are addressed. Techniques are listed for parents & teachers to foster positive self-concept in youth & examples are provided of programs & curriculum that enhance self-esteem among youth. An appendix contains a self-concept teaching units for 4th graders. (7 refs.)