Predicting identity consolidation from self-construction, eudaimonistic self-discovery, and agentic personality

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The present study was conducted to ascertain the extent to which three alternative perspectives on identity development (self-construction, eudaimonistic self-discovery, and agentic personality) relate to various indices of identity consolidation drawn from Erikson, identity status, and identity capital. A total of 183 participants (21% males; 78% ethnic minorities) completed measures drawn from Eriksonian, identity status, self-construction, eudaimonistic self-discovery, and identity capital perspectives. Self-construction, eudaimonistic self-discovery, and agentic personality (as operationalized within the identity capital model) each showed differential patterns of relationships to measures of identity consolidation, suggesting that all three strategies can be used to develop a sense of identity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)777-793
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Adolescence
Volume29
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2006

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Keywords

  • Agentic personality
  • Emerging adult
  • Identity
  • Identity capital
  • Identity consolidation
  • Self-construction
  • Self-discovery

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Social Psychology

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Predicting identity consolidation from self-construction, eudaimonistic self-discovery, and agentic personality. / Schwartz, Seth J.

In: Journal of Adolescence, Vol. 29, No. 5, 01.10.2006, p. 777-793.

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