Parental attitudes and ego identity status of Turkish adolescents

Cakir, SG
Aydin, G
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S. Cakir and G. Aydin, “Parental attitudes and ego identity status of Turkish adolescents,” ADOLESCENCE, pp. 847–859, 2005, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: