Parental attitudes and ego identity status of Turkish adolescents


Cakir S., Aydin G.

ADOLESCENCE, cilt.40, sa.160, ss.847-859, 2005 (SSCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 160
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Dergi Adı: ADOLESCENCE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.847-859

Özet

This study investigated the differences among 403 middle adolescents regarding Marcia's four identity statuses in terms of perceived parental attitudes and gender. The Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity Status (EOM-EIS-2) and Parental Education Scale (PAS) were used to collect data. Results showed that children of authoritative parents scored significantly higher on identity foreclosure than those of neglectful parents. Children of permissive parents scored significantly higher on identity foreclosure than those of neglectful parents. In addition, female students scored higher on achievement identity status while male students scored higher on identity foreclosure.