Identity Development Through Adulthood

A Special Issue of Identity

Edited by Jane Kroger

© 2001 – Psychology Press

120 pages

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pub: 2001-12-01
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About the Book

This special issue features:

*possible developmental linkages between the identity statuses of late adolescence and different statuses of intimacy, generativity, and integrity, during adult life;

*previous studies of identity assimilation, accommodation, and balance processes, and a study that explores the relationships of various defense mechanisms to self-esteem and identity experiences during adult life;

*the role of emotions in identity development, particularly during adult life;

*issues of identity process and contents during the years of late adulthood; and

*research on gender differences in identity development during mid-adulthood.

Table of Contents

Volume 2, Number 1, 2002

Contents: J. Kroger, Introduction: Identity Development Through Adulthood. J.E. Marcia, Identity and Psychosocial Development in Adulthood. S.K. Whitbourne, J.R. Sneed, K.M. Skultety, Identity Processes in Adulthood: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges. J. Strayer, The Dynamics of Emotions and Lifecycle Identity. J. Kroger, Identity Processes and Contents Through the Years of Late Adulthood. P.M. Raskin, Identity in Adulthood: Reflections on Recent Theory and Research. J. Kroger, J.E. Marcia, S.K. Whitbourne, J. Strayer, P. Raskin, Afterword.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / General