Q-sort definition of ego identity status.

  title={Q-sort definition of ego identity status.},
  author={Margaret E Mallory},
  journal={Journal of youth and adolescence},
  volume={18 4},
Four Q-sort profiles of the ego identity statuses were developed to provide empirical definition and analysis of the statuses and Q-sort templates for status assignment by correlation with individual personality profiles. Ten expert judges used the California Q-set (Block, [1978];The Q-Sort Method in Personality Assessment and Psychiatric Research, Consulting Psychologists Press, Palo Alto, CA [originally published 1961]) to describe the prototypical individual in each ego identity status. The… CONTINUE READING