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the set of behavioral or personal characteristics by which an individual is recognizable

the quality or condition of being exactly the same as something else

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the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity

the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known

an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates

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Specifically, we explored the connections among ego identity, attachment relationships, and religious orientation, believing that emerging adults with more mature meaning-making faith narratives would also have a more mature identity and more secure parental attachments.
For an adolescent, it is mirrored unconsciously by elders and peers--most importantly by peers--to establish ego identity.
Ego identity is a key concept of Erikson's (1964, 1968, 1980) theory, and refers to a psychological construct composed of components or dimensions that are dynamically integrated and gradually change with age and experience.
Erikson's (1968) theory of ego identity development, especially the notion of identity achievement vs.
TABLE 1 Male Reference Group Identity Dependence Statuses, Their Characteristics, and Some Modal Statements No Reference Group Lack of psychological relatedness to males No male reference group Undifferentiated or unintegrated ego identity Gender role self-concept undefined, fragmented Confusion, alienation, insecurity, anxiety related to gender roles Sample items from RGIDS: "I have little in common with most other men" and "I find it difficult to describe who I am as a man.
The particular stage relevant to ego identity formation takes place during adolescence.
In the current research, identity index consists of the score obtained by Extended Objective measure of Ego Identity Status II (EOM-EIS2) test [12].
Related to this development, Marcia (1966) describes four ego identity statuses: 1.
As this study demonstrates, comprehending religious doubt through the lens of Marcia's ego identity statuses offers a more nuanced understanding of the cognitive phenomenon.
Every ego identity begins as a brilliantly creative means of tolerating and surviving threat, utilizing inner strengths to do so, but unfortunately sacrificing other inner resources as a trade-off.
the ego values accrued in childhood culminate in what I have called a sense of ego identity.
Based on Marcia [7,8] practically expanded Ego Identity idea by extensive interviewing with people and relating them to one of the four identity styles based on their commitment degree and their exploration in job, religion and politics.
From Erikson's ideas and research on ego identity, Marcia (1966) developed 4 empirically measurable identity statuses.
Self control and ego identity development as predictors of unprotected sex in late adolescent males.