Identification and Anxiety among High School Students

Kourosh Mohammadi, Saeed Soleimani


The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between identification and anxiety in first grade high school students in Jahrom city (Iran) in the year 2017. The statistical population of this study is all first-grade boys and girls who have a total of 7768 people, of which 100 were randomly selected as the statistical sample. The research method is correlation and the relationship between variables is investigated. The instruments used in this study were two questionnaires, one of which was Adams & Banion's Identity Questionnaire consisting of 64 items and 4 sub-scales, Diffusion identity, early identification (Foreclosure), delayed identity (Moratorium), and Achievement identity (Successful). Another tool is Kettle's anxiety test. The results of data analysis showed no significant relationship between Achievement identity and anxiety. There is a relationship between early identity and anxiety. There is a significant relationship between Moratorium identity and anxiety. There is a significant relationship between Diffusion identity and anxiety. There is a difference between Diffusion, achieved, Foreclosure and Moratorium identity in girls and boys.

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