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ERIC Number: EJ497625
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-1076-2175
Identity Exploration: A "Crisis" Which May Go Unnoticed in Gifted Adolescents.
Kidwell, Jeannie; And Others
Gifted Child Today Magazine, v18 n1 p18-20,42 Jan-Feb 1995
Correlation of 82 academically gifted adolescents' personality scores with scores for identity exploration revealed that youth who were actively exploring (according to Erik Erikson's ego identity theory) exhibited the following psychological portrait: inner confusion, agitation, dissatisfaction, unhappiness, periodic spells of depression, vacillation between poor self-concept and grandiosity, and disturbed thinking. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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