psychology 9 key terms chapter 10

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  1. clique
    Small group that ranges from 2 to about 12 individuals, averaging about 5 to 6 individuals, which can form due to similar activities, friendship, or mutual interests.
  2. crowd
    Larger, less personal group structure usually formed based on reputation; members may or may not spend much time together.
  3. ethnic identity
    Enduring, basic aspect of the self that includes a sense of membership in an ethnic group, and the attitudes and feelings related to that membership.
  4. identity achievement
    Identity status in which adolescents have undergone a crisis and have made a commitment.
  5. identity diffusion
    Identity status in which adolescents have not yet experienced a crisis or made any commitments.
  6. identity foreclosure
    Identity status in which adolescents have made a commitment but have not experienced a crisis.
  7. identity moratorium
    Identity status in which adolescents are in the midst of a crisis, but commitments are either absent or vaguely defined
  8. juvenile delinquent
    Adolescent who breaks the law or engages in behavior that is considered illegal.
  9. rite of passage
    Ceremony or ritual that marks an individual's transition from one status to another; usually focuses on the transition to adult status.

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