Chapter 13 class - Chapter 13 Socioemotional Development in...

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Chapter 13 – Socioemotional Development in Adolescence 1. Self esteem and identity Both boys and girl has high SE in childhood but SE dropped during adolescence (Robins) SE of girls dropped more than SE of boys during adolescence Baldwin & Hoffman (2002) showed that SE of boys increased in early adolescence and SE of girls dropped 2. Identity Adolescents are in Erikson’s 5 th stage Identity vs. Role Confusion Adolescence has been described as a psychological moratorium Gap between childhood and adulthood Self portrait composed of many pieces Religious Interests Vocational ID Relationships Sexual ID Personality Physical Stature 3. Contemporary Views of ID Several important considerations ID development is lifelong ID development is complex ID’s are developed in bits Trivial decisions are part of who you are 4. ID statuses and development James Marcia concluded that it was important to distinguish between crisis and commitment in ID development Crisis is a period of choosing Commitment is an investment in what’s going to be done
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSYCH 800 taught by Professor Armentrevieu during the Fall '07 term at The University of Akron.

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Chapter 13 class - Chapter 13 Socioemotional Development in...

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