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Developing into early adulthood: The role of identity and personality

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Title: Developing into early adulthood: The role of identity and personality
Authors: Eriksson, Py Liv
Issue Date: 5-Nov-2020
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: I. Syed, M., Eriksson, P. L., Frisén, A., Hwang, C. P., & Lamb, M. E. (2020). Personality development from age 2 to 33: Stability and change in ego resiliency and ego control and associations with adult adaptation. Developmental Psychology, 56, 815-832.

II. Eriksson, P. L., Wängqvist, M., Carlsson, J., & Frisén, A. (2020). Identity development in early adulthood. Developmental Psychology, 56, 1968-1983.

III. Eriksson, P. L., McLean, K. C., & Frisén, A. (2020). Ta det onda med det goda [accepting the bad that comes with the good] - A cultural framework for identity narratives of difficult experiences in Sweden. Identity, 20, 157-169.

Date of Defence: 2020-11-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 november 2020, klockan 14.00, sal F1, Psykologiska institutionen, Haraldsgatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: identity development
identity process
narrative identity
personality development
ego resiliency
ego control
early adulthood
cultural context
Abstract: The overall aim of this thesis was to investigate the development into early adulthood, focusing on identity and personality. The aim of Study I was to explore the developmental course and implications of the two meta-traits ego resiliency (i.e., individuals’ capacity to adjust to their environment) and ego control (i.e., level of impulse restraint) from childhood (age 2) to early adulthood (age 33), N = 139. In general, the rank-order stability of proximal waves was consistently high for ego re... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-106-0 (Print)
978-91-8009-107-7 (PDF)
ISSN: 1101-718X
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