distress and disorientation (especially in adolescence) resulting from conflicting pressures and uncertainty about one's self and one's role in society
A crisis of personal identity as defined by Erik Erikson.
Identity Crisis is a seven-issue comic book limited series published by DC Comics from June to December in 2004. It was created by writer Brad Meltzer and the artistic team of penciler Rags Morales and inker Michael Bair.
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Chaotic concept of self wherein one's role in life appears to be an insoluble dilemma often expressed by isolation, withdrawal, rebellion and extremism.
The numerical value of identity crisis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of identity crisis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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The radicalization we see is essentially an identity crisis.
That's when you start to realize -- OK, yeah, the rage, the forgetfulness, the identity crisis.
That's when Fred McNeill start to realize -- OK, yeah, the rage, the forgetfulness, the identity crisis.
I remember when I was young I had a real bad identity crisis. So one day I went to my father and I asked him "Wo Chong, was I adopted?".
This is a global deal. It is like we are all having an identity crisis at once, what happened 20 years ago is a microcosm of what is coming full bloom today. And these things are going to need to be worked out.
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