Introduction to Psychology/Child and Adolescent Psychology/Contributions of Erikson

  • Erikson's development theory
    • Erik Erikson - psychosocial theory & crisis stages
      1. trust vs mistrust 0-1 years
        • +infant learns to trust world, people are trustworthy, self-confidence.
        • -infant is neglected, mistrust.
      2. autonomy vs shame 2-3 years
        • +child gains independence
        • -child doubts self and abilities
      3. initiative vs guilt 4-5 years
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      4. industry vs inferiority 6-12 years
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      5. identity vs role confusion adolescence
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      6. intimacy vs isolation early adulthood
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      7. generativity vs stagnation middle adulthood
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      8. integrity vesus despair later adulthood
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Last modified on 11 July 2009, at 21:09