Definition of Identity crisis

1. Noun. Distress and disorientation (especially in adolescence) resulting from conflicting pressures and uncertainty about one's self and one's role in society.




Definition of Identity crisis

1. Noun. (psychology) A crisis of personal identity as defined by Erik Erikson. ¹

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Medical Definition of Identity crisis

1. Chaotic concept of self wherein one's role in life appears to be an insoluble dilemma often expressed by isolation, withdrawal, rebellion and extremism. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Identity crisis

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1. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"Moreover, in a joint family, a child can find his ideal from persons other than his parents and he faces less identity crisis there. ..."

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