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Notes Adolescent Psychology Rounding Out the PictureRounding out the picture: DiffusionDeal with existential anxiety with involvement in immediate, right now sensationMore feelings of inferiority, alienation, and ambivalence; poorer selfconcept; lessclear sexrole identification.In general, less mature in cognitive complexity, emotional development, andgeneral social developmentLess cooperative, more manipulative and deceptive.Associate with other uncommitted kids.Least likely to have intimate, longterm relationships.Perceives parents as rejecting; youth and mother both describe the other asunaffectionateRounding out the picture: ForeclosureMore use of denial and repression.Quiet, orderly, and industrious lifestyle.Endorse authoritarian values (obedience,strong leadership and respect for authority).Often come from warm and affectionate homes, and the kids continue to bedependent upon their parents.Constricted personalities, rigid in their commitments. See Adams’ quote:"are relatively immature in their socialbehavior styles, one perceives them
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Spring
Professor
BOLL
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Psychology, Adolescent Psychology Rounding

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