KIC000013 - tJ HDFS/GERON 377 I~ Personality in Adulthood...

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HDFS/GERON 377 Personality in Adulthood ERIKSON'STHEORY OF PERSONALITY Erikson's Stage Theory Q Early adulthood (20s and 305): Intimacy Y5. Isolation; Young adults must develop the capacity to share with and care about others. The alternative is to be alone. • Middle adulthood ("0·65): Generativity vs. Stagnation: Concern about future generations and the legacy one will leave behind. o Late adulthOod (65+): Integrity vs. DespairiAbility to look back over one's life and see it as satisfying and meaningful.Those who despair see their lives as unsatisfying. have great r-egrets, fee that time precludes any attempts at change, and fear death. 10/10/2011 tJ I~ Overview • Erikson's Theory of Personality • Personality Trait Theories • Does Personality Change Over Time? • The Adaptive and Happy Personality • Case Study Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development I. Infancy: Basic trust YS. mistrust 2. Early childhood: Autonomy vs. shame and doubt 3, Play age: Initiative vs. guilt
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