Global versus domain-specific statuses in identity research: a comparison of two self-report measures.

@article{Goossens2001GlobalVD,
  title={Global versus domain-specific statuses in identity research: a comparison of two self-report measures.},
  author={Luc Goossens},
  journal={Journal of adolescence},
  year={2001},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={681-99}
}
The present study explored the potential usefulness of global identity statuses (ideological identity) as opposed to domain-specific statuses (occupation, religion, politics) using self-report measures rather than identity interviews. A total of 339 college students from two colleges in Belgium (Europe) completed both the Extended Objective Measure of Ego-Identity Status (EOM-EIS) and the Dellas Identity Status Inventory - Occupation, Religious Beliefs, Political Ideology (DISI-ORP). Four types… CONTINUE READING