Chapter 23: Adoption of a “Fat” Identity; Degher and Hughes

Four Stages of the Identity Change Process

1. Initial Status

2. Recognizing

3. Placing

4. New Status


Independent Concepts:

Passive and active status cues


Chapter 24: Becoming Bisexual; Weinberg et al.

Four Stages of Becoming Bisexual

1. Initial confusion

2. Finding and applying the label

3. Settling into the Identity

4. Continued Uncertainty


Chapter 25: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia; McLorg and Taub

The Career of Eating Disorders

1. Conforming behavior

2. Primary deviance

3. Secondary Deviance