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Read the following paragraph from "Adolescence and Personality": The emotional upheaval provoked by this mandate is called the identity crisis. In order to resolve this crisis and achieve a sense of identity, it is necessary to synthesize (combine) psychological development and societal directives (expectations that an individual acts in certain ways such as going to college after graduating from high school). The adolescent must find an orientation to life (a way of living life) that not only fulfills the attributes (personal qualities) of the self but at the same time is consistent (corresponds) with what society expects; that is, a role cannot be self-destructive (e.g., sustained fasting) or socially disapproved (e.g., criminal behavior). In the search for an identity, the adolescent must discover what he believes in and what his attitudes and ideals are, for commitment to a role entails (involves) commitment to a set of values. According to this paragraph, an individual
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An individual must, learn how to establish their identity in life and how to look for a way to stay committed to their goals and aspirations.  In other words, adolescents have to find a way to succeed in life and but at the same time, give others an idea of their personality and ability.  Hope that helps.