Purpose as a form of identity capital for positive youth adjustment.

@article{Burrow2011PurposeAA,
  title={Purpose as a form of identity capital for positive youth adjustment.},
  author={Anthony L. Burrow and P. Hill},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={
          1196-1206
        }
}
Having a sense of purpose has been discussed as a developmental asset for youth and as an outgrowth of establishing a sense of identity. Using the identity capital model as a theoretical framework, 3 studies examined purpose as a mediator in the relationship between identity and well-being among adolescents and emerging adults. In Study 1A, (n = 110), purpose commitment was positively associated with positive affect, hope, happiness among adolescents, and fully mediated associations between… Expand
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