Faculty of Entrepreneurship, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran


The aim of the present study was to examine the impact of Jihadi camps on the identity formation
of teenagers in Iran. Seventy-six campers participated in the study and were randomly divided into control
(n = 42) and experimental groups (n =34). The control group does not follow the camp’s regular program while
the experimental group attended to the camp’s regular program. All participants completed the Dellas
Identity Status Inventory, this questionnaire consists of two subscales of achievers: commitment and
exploration. The results revealed statistically significant differences between the experimental and
nonexperimental group, in two specific attitude subscales. These findings imply that participation in this
particular camp can have a positive influence on teenagers’ professional Identity.


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