Ego diferentiation vs work-role performance
For those who invested heavily in their
careers, finding other ways to affirm self-worth—through
family, friendship, and community life.
body transcendence vs body preoccupation
Surmounting physical limitations by emphasizing the compensating rewards of cognitive, emotional,and social powers.
ego transcendence vs ego preoccupation
As contemporaries die, facing the reality
of death constructively through efforts to make life more
secure, meaningful, and gratifying for younger generations.