Status: are the results for a individual action.Ej: to be a nurse. Describes the social position that an individual occupies with in a societyor in a social group of people. ROLES: Role played by a person in a situation. Parents (discipline). ROLE STRAIN: function of people who occupy a given social position or status. ROLE CONFLICT: occurs when incmpatilbe expectations arise frow to or more social position held by the same person.ROLE STRAIN: occurs when individuals find the expectations of a single role incompatible, so that they have difficulty performing the role. ROLE EXIT: process of disengagement from a role central to one´s self-identidy in order to establish a new role and identidy. Ej: divorce.