Contents: P.M. Westenberg, A. Blasi, L.D. Cohn,
Introduction: Contributions and Controversies. Part I:The Nature
of Ego Development. A. Blasi, Loevinger's Theory of Ego
Development and Its Relationship to the Cognitive-Developmental
Approach. D.P. McAdams, Ego, Trait, Identity. R. Kegan,
L. Lahey, E. Souvaine, From Taxonomy to Ontogeny: Thoughts on
Loevinger's Theory in Relation to Subject-Object Psychology. D.
Westen, Loevinger's Theory of Ego Development in the Context of
Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theory. R.R. Holt, Loevinger's
Conception of Ego Development and General Systems Theory. Part
II:Construct Validity. P.M. Westenberg, J. Jonckheer, P.D.A.
Treffers, M.J. Drewes, Ego Development in Children and
Adolescents: Another Side of the Impulsive, Self-Protective, and
Conformist Ego Levels. J.L. Pals, O.P. John, How Are
Dimensions of Adult Personality Related to Ego Development? An
Application of the Typological Approach. L.D. Cohn, Age
Trends in Personality Development: A Quantitative Review. A.G.
Rogers, Understanding Changes in Girls' Relationships and in
Ego Development: Three Studies of Adolescent Girls. Part
III:Related Developmental Models. J. Snarey, Ego
Development and the Ethical Voices of Justice and Care: An
Eriksonian Interpretation. L.H. Schultz, R.L. Selman, Ego
Development and Interpersonal Development in Young Adulthood: A
Between-Model Comparison. S.T. Hauser, E.B. Gerber, J.P.
Allen, Ego Development and Attachment: Converging Platforms for
Understanding Close Relationships. G. Labouvie-Vief, M.
Diehl, The Role of Ego Development in the Adult Self. R.
Josselson, On Becoming the Same Age as One's Mother: Ego
Development and the Growth of Subject-Subject Relationship. Part
IV:Clinical Implications. J. Rierdan, Ego Development,
Pubertal Development, and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescent Girls.
G. Noam, Solving the Ego Development--Mental Health Riddle.
M. Horowitz, Organizational Levels of Self and Other
Schematization. P. Young-Eisendrath, C. Foltz, Interpretive
Communities of Self and Psychotherapy. L.D. Borders, Ego
Development and Counselor Development. Postscript: J. Loevinger,
Completing a Life Sentence.