Risk for Situational low Self-esteem

At risk for developing negative perception of self-worth in response to a current situation (specify)

Related Factors: See Risk Factors.

Risk Factors:
  • Developmental changes (specify); 
  • disturbed body image; 
  • functional impairment (specify); 
  • loss (specify); 
  • social role changes (specify); 
  • history of learned helplessness; 
  • history of abuse, neglect, or abandonment; 
  • unrealistic self-expectations; 
  • behavior inconsistent with values; 
  • lack of recognition/rewards; 
  • failures/rejections;
  • decreased power/control over environment; 
  • physical illness (specify)

NOC Outcomes (Nursing Outcomes Classification)

Suggested NOC Labels
  • Decision-Making
  • Self-Esteem
Client Outcomes
  • Accurate self-appraisal
  • Ability to self-validate
  • Ability to make decisions independent of primary peer group
  • Recognizes effects of media on self-appraisal
  • Recognizes influence of substances on self-esteem
  • Identifies strengths and healthy coping skills
  • Recognizes life events and change as influencing self-esteem

Client Outcomes

Suggested NIC Labels
  • Self-Esteem Enhancement

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