International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | Indonesia | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018


Description of Self Confidence in Adolescent Teens which has Obesity

Putri Primasari [4] | Monika Charina Ashley | Genevieva E. Tanihatu


Abstract: In the present, obesity is a troubling issue among young women. Appearances are interesting and ideal is very important to improve self-confidence in adolescents. The purpose of this study to determine the description of the cause, classification, obesity problems and self-confidence as a teenager in determining the results achieved in the face of everyday life. Self-confidence is an individual's self-belief with the characteristics of an individual who thinks positively, optimistically, courageously, independently, joyfully and responsibly. The research used qualitative research method of case study type with the data collection using interview and observation methods. The three subjects have an equation that has a self confidence and locus of control is good enough. Despite having different obstacles and problems on each subject, it does not really affect the daily life of a teenager. The conclusion of this study is self-confidence owned by obese girls are needed to develop self-actualization of a teenager in improving the quality of a life. It is advisable for obese teenagers not to get caught up in the problems that arise from obesity, such as jeers, sarcasm and cynical gazes from others, but can highlight other more positive advantages, but do not forget to maintain a healthy body to avoid the risk of disease caused by the problem obesity.


Keywords: Young women, Self Confidence, Obesity


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,


Pages: 118 - 122


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