F08-BB-Chp12 - Chp 12 Adolescence Eriksons Theory: Identity...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/5/09 Chp 12 Adolescence
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10/5/09 Erikson’s Theory: Identity vs. Identity Confusion I dentity Defining who you are, what you value and direction in life Commitments to vocation, personal relationships, sexual orientation, ethnic group, ideals Resolution of “identity crisis” or I dentity Confusion Lack of direction and definition of self Restricted exploration in adolescence Earlier psychosocial conflicts not resolved Society restricts
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Self-Esteem in Adolescence Continues to differentiate New dimensions Generally rises Temporary drops at school transitions Individual differences become more stable Self-esteem linked to value of activities, adjustment Influenced by family,
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Factors that Affect Identity Development Personality Child-rearing practices Peers, friends Schools Communities Larger Context
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10/5/09 Kohlberg’s Moral Development Woman near death from cancer Radium was only drug Can only be found in one place Expensive Over-priced: $200/$2000 Husband couldn’t get more than $1000 Tells him wife was dying and asked him to sell it cheaper or let him pay later. "No, I discovered the drug and I'm going to make money from it." Heinz break in and steals drug for wife
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10/5/09 Kohlberg Should Heinz have stolen the drug? Answer determines which stage of moral development you are at Reasoning/justification for answer is most important Working from Piaget’s development of moral reasoning
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10/5/09 Moral Reasoning Piaget Moral Realism Beginning of middle childhood (6-7) The belief that rules can’t be changed because they come from authority figures
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F08-BB-Chp12 - Chp 12 Adolescence Eriksons Theory: Identity...

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