2 The Identity Statuses : Origins , Meanings , and Interpretations

  title={2 The Identity Statuses : Origins , Meanings , and Interpretations},
  author={Jane Kroger and James E. Marcia},
This chapter describes the origins and development of the identity statuses and provides a brief overview of studies into antecedent, concurrent, and consequent implications of the construct. In so doing, it reviews selected personality, relational, behavioral, and developmental variables that have been examined in relation to the identity statuses over the past 45 years. Additionally, the chapter addresses some of the many implications that the identity statuses hold for intervention as well… CONTINUE READING
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