Identity Crisis: Signs, Symptoms, & Treatments
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “Is It Something More Serious?”, “How Identity Develops”, and “Is an Identity Crisis a Good Thing?”, and “When to Talk to a Professional”. New material written by Eric Patterson, LPC, and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
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Reviewer: Kristen Fuller, MD