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Notes Adolescent Psychology Who am IWho am IIdentity clearly important topic in adolescenceSome theorists (e.g., Erickson) have essentially equated issues of identity with adolescence!EricksonIdentity represents the 5thstage in Erikson's 8 stages of the life cyclesFrom Erickson’s Identity: Youth and crisis:The evidence in young lives of the search for something and somebody to be true to can be seen in a variety of pursuits more or less sanctioned by society. It is often hidden in a bewildering combination of shifting devotion and sudden perversity, sometimes more devotedly perverse, sometimes more perversely devoted. Yet in all youth’s seeming shiftiness, a seeking after some durability in change can be detected…From Erickson’s Identity: Youth and crisis (continued)This search is easily misunderstood, and often it is only dimly perceived by the individual himself, because youth, always set to grasp both diversity in principle and principle in diversity, must often test extremes before setting on a considered
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