Identity and Purpose as Predictors of Subjective Well-Being in Emerging Adulthood

  title={Identity and Purpose as Predictors of Subjective Well-Being in Emerging Adulthood},
  author={Rachel Sumner and Anthony L. Burrow and P. Hill},
  journal={Emerging Adulthood},
  pages={46 - 54}
  • Rachel Sumner, Anthony L. Burrow, P. Hill
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Emerging Adulthood
  • Identity and purpose in life can serve as internal assets during the transition to adulthood. Although these two facets of the self are closely linked, they are usually studied separately. The rare research that has considered identity and purpose together has focused exclusively on commitment in these domains, neglecting the process of exploration that often precedes commitment. The current study built on existing work by investigating identity and purpose as simultaneous predictors of… CONTINUE READING
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