It must be noted that the total amount of variance in ego identity
statuses explained by collective identity variables was higher for some statuses than for others.
Addressing the importance of occupational identity in identity formation, Melgosa (1987) developed the Occupational Identity Scales (OIS) from Marcia's (1966) definition of ego identity
status: Diffusion, Foreclosure, Moratorium, and Achievement.
For a young child, mirroring is provided unconsciously by adults and peers--most importantly by parents--to establish ego identity
Questionnaire of Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity
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.
Extended Objective Measure of Ego Identity
Status-2 (Bennion & Adams, 1986); Emotional Autonomy Scale (Steinberg & Silverberg, 1986); Family Environment Scale-Form R (Moos & Moos, 1986); California Psychological Inventory (Gough, 1975); Terrance Test of Creative Thinking (Torrance, 1966); and Standard Progressive Matrices (Raven, 1983), were used.
Unlike other models, however, she adapted some of Marcia's (1966, 1980) ego identity
terminology to describe this process.
Representational Thought in Ego Identity
, Psychotherapy, and Psychosocial Developmental Theory.
It is suggested that these disparate findings may be due in part to a lack of validity of the ego identity
constructs for ethnic minority adolescents as measured by the Revised Ego Identity
Status Scale (Bennion & Adams, 1986).
Two models for analyzing thinking about personal identity issues were compared: Marcia's ego identity
status system and Kegan's subject-object balances.
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.