Young Adults Obsessed With Self-Esteem Boosts

01/07/2011 01:03 pm ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011
  • Rick Nauert Ph.D. Psych Central

Researchers have discovered young people may be focusing on self-esteem a bit too much.

Ohio State University scientists found that college students valued boosts to their self-esteem more than any other pleasant activity they were asked about, including sex, favorite foods, drinking alcohol, seeing a best friend or receiving a paycheck.

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