Erickson_psyo_stages - 6-12 Industry/mastery vs inferiority...

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ERIKSON’S PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT Erikson’s view of development spans the life cycle from birth until death. He focuses on the social factors in personality development. He describes eight psychosocial crises the represent a conflict between the individual and society. AGE CRISIS/STAGE RELATIONSHIP(S) CHARACTER TRAITS (“BASIC VIRTUES”) 0-1 Trust vs. Mistrust Mother is central Drive, hope & trust 2 Autonomy vs. shame/doubt Father becomes central Self-control & willpower 3-5 Initiative vs. guilt Basic family unit Direction toward possible
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Unformatted text preview: 6-12 Industry/mastery vs. inferiority School environment Method & competence Teens Identity vs. role Peer group, heroes Integration of ego, fidelity, commitment to cause (Confusiondiffusion) Early Intimacy vs. isolation Sexual union, close friendships, Affiliation and love Adult work relations Mid Generativity vs. stagnation Investment in cultural institutions, Production and care Adult guiding next generation Old Integrity vs. despair Humankind (My kind) Wisdom, renunciation age...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2011 for the course PSY 361 taught by Professor Pentez,mcdonald during the Fall '10 term at CSU Long Beach.

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