Modern Psychological Studies
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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Place of Publication
The purpose of this study was to investigate college students who were in the process of deciding on a career, and to then classify them according to the identity statuses described by Marcia (1980). The occupational identity statuses used were achieved, foreclosed, moratorium, diffused, and finally undecided was used for participants not meeting the full criteria for the other statuses. Participants, from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, were given the Deltas Identity Status Inventory for Occupation. A total of 159 participants completed the survey, 109 females and 50 males. The participants included 66 freshmen, 41 sophomores, 34 juniors, and 18 seniors in college.
BF1 .M63 v. 7 no. 1 & 2 2001
Surething, Nicole and Crowley-Long, Kathleen
"Occupational ego identity statuses in college students,"
Modern Psychological Studies: Vol. 7
, Article 9.
Available at: http://scholar.utc.edu/mps/vol7/iss1/9