Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya • ISSN 2075-7999
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Izotova E.I. Social experience and identity of modern youths and girls

Full text in Russian: Изотова Е.И. Социальные переживания и идентичность современных юношей и девушек
Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Еducation, Moscow, Russia

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The results of empirical study of basic socialization characteristics – social emotions and identity – are presented. The social emotions and identity development and actualization peculiarities in young age determine to a large extent youths and girls socialization level. The social experience specific characteristics in different ethnic groups of modern youth are considered. The author’s drawing test “Self and the Others” is described.

Keywords: socialization, social experience, social emotions, identity of personality, ethnic identity, identity components, youth/adolescence, personality and emotional peculiarities


The study was supported by the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project 07-06-00333а.


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Received 6 June, 2009.

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Izotova Elena I. Ph.D., Psychological Institute, Russian Academy of Education, ul. Mokhovaya, 9, str. 4, 125009 Moscow, Russia.
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Izotova, E. I. (2009). Social experience and identity of modern youths and girls. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 5(7). Retrieved from [in Russian, abstr. in English].

Russian State Standard GOST P 7.0.5-2008

Izotova E.I. Social experience and identity of modern youths and girls [Electronic resource] // Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya. 2009. N 5(7). URL: (date of access: [in Russian, abstr. in English]

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