GENDER IDENTIFICATION

the process of identifying yourself as male or female and adopting the roles and values of that gender. See gender concept; gender-role socialization; gender schema.

GENDER IDENTIFICATION: "Gender identification is how we see ourselves as male or female."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GENDER IDENTIFICATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gender-identification/ (accessed October 17, 2018).
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