Identity formation and social relations during late adolescence

  title={Identity formation and social relations during late adolescence},
  author={Laura Craig-Bray and G. R. Adams and W. R. Dobson},
  journal={Journal of Youth and Adolescence},
  • Laura Craig-Bray, G. R. Adams, W. R. Dobson
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Youth and Adolescence
  • Theoretical assumptions outlined by Erik Erikson on psychosocial crisis resolution hypothesizes that the positive resolution of the identity crisis is predictive of more mature intimacy formation. To test this hypothesis, college-aged late adolescents (48 subjects) completed interviews and selfreport instruments measuring identity formation and degree of intimacy along with daily records of social interactions for one week. Analyses indicated a complex association between identity and intimacy… CONTINUE READING
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