The condition of being uncertain of one's feelings about oneself, esp. with regard to character, goals, and origins, occurring esp. in adolescence as a result of growing up under disruptive, fast-changing conditions.
Webster's New World
An analogous state of confusion occurring in a social structure, such as an institution or a corporation.
(psychology) A crisis of personal identity as defined by Erik Erikson.
Other Word Forms of Identity Crisis
Identity Crisis Sentence Examples
Older and wiser, Xander was aware of what she did now, just as he was starting to understand the identity crisis that caused Eden to seek him out.
They go on to explain how this was for them - whether they went through an identity crisis or not.
He didn't need a constant source of ideas from friends who were having the same identity crisis.
With a limited self-concept or ability to conceive of others as holding different views, other species cannot develop an identity crisis.