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ERIC Number: EJ294498
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Construction and Validation of an Ego Integrity Status Interview.
Walaskay, Maxine; And Others
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, v18 n1 p61-72 1983-84
Tested Erikson's theory of an ego integrity versus despair crisis in old age using interviews with 40 older adults. Four integrity statuses were defined: integrity achieving, dissonant, foreclosed, despairing. Results supported the validity of the integrity status construct and the interview designed to measure it. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Ego Integrity Status Interview; Reminiscence