The Impact of Family Cohesion and Flexibility on University Students' Identity: The Case of Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University

Hassan Rahgozar, Soqra Yousefi, Ali Mohammadi, Pegah Piran


This research aims to study the effect Family's flexibility and cohesion on shaping the identity of students at Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University. The Causal Comparative method is applied to conduct the research and the statistical sample included 375 students, selected randomly from Azad university of Shiraz. Measuring tools in this study include: 1). The Ego Identity Process Questionnaire (EIPQ) 2). Positive Flexibility Questionnaire and 3). Family Cohesion Questionnaire.
The result indicated that family flexibility and cohesion affect identity of students positively, especially in terms of the two dimensions of exploration and commitment.

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