commitment and 4 states of identity achievement foreclosure moratorium

Commitment and 4 states of identity achievement

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commitment) and 4 states of identity achievement (foreclosure, moratorium, diffusion, identity achievement). o Key factors: Exploration: - the need to explore/consider option Commitment: - the ability to choose/commit to a particular option 1. Identity diffusion: postponement of identity crisis - no exploration of questioning - no decision - life may be chaotic, disorganized - low levels of intimacy - essentially drifting... directionless 2. Foreclosure: identity chosen in early adolescence - has made decision w/o exploration or questioning Factors: family goals/traditions, external locus of control, truly limited options 3. Moratorium: those who are unable to make decisions and commitments - exploring & questioning - no decision - sense of urgency, anxious, but open to new experience 4. Identity achievement: individual commits to the option that bet fits their benefits, values, and occupational goals - discovered through exploration - created/constructed by personal commitments - most mature optimal progression of stages: foreclosure --> moratorium --> identity achievement 1 What percent of college students have achieved a clear sense of identity? 40% 2 What is MAMA? p. 353 & lecture. During adulthood- Moratoriumà IAàmoratoriumàIA 1 What is ethnic identity; bicultural identity, p. 354. o Ethnic identity: an enduring aspect of the self that includes a sense of membership in an ethnic group, along with the attitudes and feelings related to that membership o Bicultural idenetity: Identifying both with ones own ethnic minority group and with the majority culture Stability, p. 361-Costa & McRae, psychometric/trait p. 356, lecture. ( BIG 5 - OCEAN ).
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