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In order to answer the questions presented you first need to have an understanding of the theories provided by Erikson, Piagot and Freud. To answer the first question presented you need that understanding referred to above but just as important you need to understand the difference between contiguous and discontinuous development. Continuous development is something that occurs gradually over time, the best way to illustrate it would be to referencethe height of someone or the growth of a tree in nature. On the other hand, you have discontinuous development, which referring to development and growth in different stages. It is categorial in a way. Freud theorized an individual must make their way through different stages during childhood, his theory was titled psychosexual development. Due to the stages, one would have to consider his theory to be discontinuous. Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development also drives from the basis of stages, they individual passes through stages where
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