Identity and adolescent adjustment

Laura Ferrer-Wreder, Aleksandra Palchuk, Senel Poyrazli, Meg L. Small, Celene E. Domitrovich

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Abstract

This article is the report of an investigation of relations among identity coherence/identity confusion, the ego strength of competence, antisocial behavior, academic competence, and perceptions of school environment in a sample of 574 adolescents. The primary results of this cross-sectional study suggest significant associations between identity-related constructs and indicators of adolescent adjustment. Study implications are discussed in terms of identity-related interventions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-105
Number of pages11
JournalIdentity
Volume8
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anthropology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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