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Discovering the self in Islam: Self-striving, self-regard, and self-neglect

Teke, Mustafa and Ismail, Nik Ahmad Hisham (2016) Discovering the self in Islam: Self-striving, self-regard, and self-neglect. Journal of Educational, Health and Community Psychology, 5 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 2088-3129

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Abstract

This study explored some self domains and reviewed them through Islamic perspective, more particularly self-knowledge and faith. It provided an extensive literature on particular concepts of selfstriving,self-regard, and self-neglect. To briefly point out, the self has many origins, however deeply noted as such heart, spirit, and psyche in Islam. From these, this study looked at the two known self domains: self-striving, and self-regard. Apart from these concepts, researchers differently chose selfneglect. With this, the study indicated the self-neglect is an important concept as defensive behavior and these all self concepts might be useful as a central of human nature for future experimental development.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1001/51376
Uncontrolled Keywords: self, Islam, self-striving, self-regard, self-neglect, personality
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
L Education > L Education (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Education
Depositing User: PROFESSOR DR. NIK AHMAD HISHAM ISMAIL
Date Deposited: 01 Aug 2016 14:18
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2016 14:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51376

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