Identity Formation Difficulties in Immigrant Adolescents: Three Cases from Germany.

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Adolescence is a period of instability caused by biological changes and restructuring of the personality. An immigration background renders the process of identity formation even more difficult or fragile, with an additional burden coming from persecution and harassment. Three case studies of mentally disturbed adolescents with different immigration… (More)
DOI: 10.1057/ajp.2015.43

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@article{StreeckFischer2015IdentityFD, title={Identity Formation Difficulties in Immigrant Adolescents: Three Cases from Germany.}, author={Annette Streeck-Fischer}, journal={American journal of psychoanalysis}, year={2015}, volume={75 4}, pages={438-53} }