Problem

Inferiority

Other Names:
Insufficiency
Subjection
Subordination
Nature:

An inferiority complex consists of feelings of not measuring up to standards, a doubt and uncertainty about oneself, and a lack of self-esteem. It is often subconscious and is thought to drive afflicted individuals to overcompensate, resulting either in spectacular achievement or extremely asocial behavior. In modern literature, the preferred terminology is "lack of covert self-esteem".

Broader Problems:
Quantity*complex
Narrower Problems:
Deficiency
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Problem Type:
B: Basic universal problems
Date of last update
05.11.2019 – 17:53 CET