Stages of Ego Development

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Radford 1 Stages of Ego Development Jennifer Radford PSY30 July 7, 2011 Sanjay Paul
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Radford 2 Stages of Ego Development The first stage in Jane Loevinger’s stages of ego development is the presocial and symbiotic stage which is usually found in the infant stage. This is the stage where an infant starts learning about themselves and the world around them. The baby still has a symbolic relationship with their mother. This stage then moves into the second stage. The second stage of Loveinger’s ego developments is the impulsive stage. This is when a child is more focused on the now rather than the before or after. The child is more focused on bodily impulses which include sexual and aggressive feelings and thoughts. In this stage feelings and needs are felt and experienced by way of bodily moods. The third stage is the self-protective stage. This is the first step a person has to take to get to self-control. In this stage there is a feeling of blame, but some can move it to other people and
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