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Running head: CASE STUDY LUPECase Study LupeRobin GrignonPSY 7210Industrial Organizational Psychology7421 Davis Rd.Waxhaw NC, 28173Instructor: Dr. William Cameron
CASE STUDY LUPEIntroduction This is a case study of a middle aged Mexican American woman that has realized she has taken care of everyone that has left her with a feeling of unfulfillment in her own life. As this paper discusses the case study, it will analyze the life span developmental theories and apply the appropriate theory to the case study.
CASE STUDY LUPECase Study: LupeAnalyze lifespan development theories Lifespan developmental theories is theories that are based on the developmental stages throughout one’s life, that is to be used to understand the changes from conception to death[Par151]. These theories divide child development into distinct stages which are characterizedby qualitative differences in behavior. There are several different theories that describe and analyze the developmental process throughout the lifespan, these include reflection and action. Reflection and action theory is based on several different views from several different theorists. As Freud’s psychological stages, Erikson’s personality stages, and Piaget’s cognitivestages all describe the behavior characteristics at different ages. They identify how people are likely to respond to life’s experiences at different ages, explain how and why typical characteristics respond the way they do and contribute to developmental differences from one person to another.Other theories such as the contemporary multidimensional or systems theory embrace the complexity of development. These theories also describe the complexity of interrelated