Identity formation, nAchievement, and fear of success in college men and women.

  title={Identity formation, nAchievement, and fear of success in college men and women.},
  author={J L Orlofsky},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  volume={7 1},
This study examined the performance of male and female identity statuses on achievement-related variables to clarify whether the four identity positions have different consequences for men and women. Previous research had suggested that an identity crisis period (achievement and moratorium) was more adaptive for males, while identity commitment, with or without a crisis period (achievement and foreclosure), was more adaptive for females. Identity status was determined for 111 college men and… CONTINUE READING

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