Holistic View on Predictors of Identity Formation in Adolescence: Research Studies
Author(s): Maneesha Bhatt, Dr. Lata Pujar
Abstract: Adolescence is the period of life between childhood and adulthood. It is a distinguished period in a person’s life to sum up his/her past and current experience to arrive at a sense of identity,whichinturnwillguidesuchperson’sfutureplans(JanarthanamandGnanadevan,2014). Identity development is especially prominent during adolescence due to increased cognitive maturity and social exposure that, together, enable adolescents to more fully explore the abstract nature of their complexidentities.