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"I changed and hid my old ways": How social rejection and social identities shape well-being among ex-prisoners

Kyprianides, Arabella; Easterbrook, Matthew J.; Cruwys, Tegan


Being a member of a rejected group negatively affects well‐being but can also increase group identification, which can have positive effects on well‐being. However, this rejection‐identification model has never been investigated among the highly stigmatized group of ex‐prisoners. Furthermore, the potential buffering role of multiple group memberships has never been investigated within the rejection‐identification model. We conduct a novel investigation of a combined rejection‐identification and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-02-21
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Applied Social Psychology
DOI: 10.1111/jasp.12582


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