151 - Identity

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Identity and Self Esteem What constitutes your identity? What constitutes the different parts of our “Self”?    Are socially constructed and change depending upon the feedback we  receive from others Is also reciprocal—our identities help us interpret the feedback we get from  others **Interpret feedback from others as consistent with our identities You are most protective of the most important parts of your identity Identity is hierarchically ordered Hierarchy shifts depending upon the context and type relationship Hecht (1993):  Communication Theory of Identity Four Frames of Identity or Lenses: 1.  Personal Frame 2.  Enactment Frame- how you make it known to other people 3.  Relationship Frame- our identity as shaped through the different  relationships we are a part of  4.  Communal Frame – the groups we are involved in, the larger groups 
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