What is identity? Explain Erikson's development state of identity versus identity confusion. James Marcia believes that Erikson's theory encompasses four statuses of identity. Explain each one of these. How would you apply Marcia's theory of identity formation to describe adolescents you know? What are suggestions for parents to help their adolescent children successfully navigate through waters of adolescence?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.