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Sanchez, Delida – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2013
This study explored the relationships between racial identity attitudes and ego identity statuses among 255 Black Caribbean college students in the Northeast United States. Findings indicated that racial identity attitudes were predictive of ego identity statuses. Specifically, preencounter racial identity attitudes were predictive of lower scores…
Descriptors: Blacks, Racial Identification, Ethnicity, Identification (Psychology)
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Jones, Randall M.; Dick, Andrew J.; Coyl-Shepherd, Diana D.; Ogletree, Mark – Youth & Society, 2014
Erikson (1950) contends that the physical changes associated with puberty serve as a catalyst for adolescents to question childhood identifications and to consolidate these with current self-conceptions, personal ideologies, interpersonal values, and future aspirations. Erikson describes the adolescent identity crisis as the developmental period…
Descriptors: Males, Adolescents, Identification (Psychology), Age Differences
Vandenberg, Jeanne M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a growing societal problem that has been increasing among college students. Previous research on this population is limited and even fewer studies focus on women. The purpose of this quantitative study is to understand the developmental task of ego identity status for female college students with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Females, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Self Concept
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Cakir, S. Gulfem; Aydin, Gul – Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, 2005
This study investigated the differences among 403 middle adolescents regarding Marcia's four identity statuses in terms of perceived parental attitudes and gender. The Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status (EOM-EIS-2) and Parental Education Scale (PAS) were used to collect data. Results showed that children of authoritative parents…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Self Concept, Adolescents, Identification (Psychology)
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Branch, Curtis W.; Boothe, Barrington – Adolescence, 2002
This study is a replication and extension of the work of Forbes and Ashton (1998). Seventy-seven African American high school students completed the revised version of the Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status. Most of the students were found to be in uncommitted identity statuses. Similar results were found in both ideological and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Black Youth, High School Students, High Schools
Chae, Mark H. – 2000
The Multigroup Ethnic Identity Measure (MEIM) and the Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status (EOM-EIS) were administered to 150 male and female college students from four ethnic groups (African American; Asian American; Hispanic American; White American) to assess the influence of gender and ethnic group membership upon ego and ethnic…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Black Students, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences
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Forbes, Sean; Ashton, Patricia – Adolescence, 1998
Examines identity development of African-American students in both the interpersonal and the ideological domain. Results show that most of the students were engaged in the identity-exploration process. Results for the interpersonal domain were similar to those for the ideological domain. (Author/GCP)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Black Youth, High School Students, High Schools