Chapter 6 - The Self Chapter 6 Who am I? How do I fit into...

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The Self Chapter 6
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Who am I? » How do I fit into this world? » What am I good at? » Who do others view me? » Where will I be in 10/20 years?
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Identification of Self » Child- concrete terms » Adolescent- abstract terms
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The Self in Adolescence » Can now distinguish between » Actual Self » Possible Selves » Ideal Self » Feared Self
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Erik Erikson » 1902-1994 » German-American psychologist » Born in Germany as a result of his mother’s  extramarital affair » Became acquainted with Anna Freud while  teaching in Vienna » Was often teased because he was blond  haired and blue eyed and raised Jewish » His own upbringing is what led to his theory of  identity development
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Erikson’s Theory » Each developmental period is marked  by a particular crisis » For each crisis there is a healthy path  and an unhealthy path » Once a crisis is resolved you never go  back » Each stage provides the foundation for  future stages
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Trust vs. Mistrust » Age- Birth to 1 1/2 » Outcome- Hope » Radius- Mother
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Autonomy vs. Shame and  Doubt » Age- 1 1/2- 3 1/2 » Outcome- Hope » Radius- Parents
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Initiative vs. Guilt » Age- 3 1/2-7 » Outcome- Purpose » Radius- Siblings
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Industry vs. Inferiority » Age- 7-11/2 » Outcome- Competence » Radius- Teachers
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Identity vs. Confusion
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Chapter 6 - The Self Chapter 6 Who am I? How do I fit into...

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