Ego Identity Status and Family Environment: A Correlational Study

@article{Willemsen1991EgoIS,
  title={Ego Identity Status and Family Environment: A Correlational Study},
  author={E. Willemsen and K. Waterman},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  year={1991},
  volume={69},
  pages={1203 - 1212}
}
  • E. Willemsen, K. Waterman
  • Published 1991
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Psychological Reports
  • The study reported here investigated the relationship between individuals' perceptions of their families' functioning and of their own emerging identity. Individuation from the parents is closely intertwined with identity formation; families supportive of young people's separation and individuation more often have identity-achieved young people. 83 college students responded to an assessment of their perceptions of their families in 10 areas related to goals, separateness of family members, and… CONTINUE READING
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