SocialPsych 9.70 - #HumanDevelopment

Later adulthood oldster freuds psychosexual

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Unformatted text preview: the latter begin to antici­ pate the exit from their living unit of the last child. Elizabeth Kübler Ross derived from her work with terminally ill patients a conceptual framework within which dying is understandable as a process involving a more or less clearly recog­ nizable (if not entirely invariant) sequence of phases or stages (denial and repression, bargaining, anger, depression, and acceptance). MAIN DEVELOPMENTAL TASK: to provide for and to nurture; MAIN DEVELOPMENTAL CRISIS: generativity vs self-absorption; 40–50 YEARS: FAVORABLE OUTCOME: both vocational pro­ ductivity and personal caring; UNFAVORABLE OUTCOME: stagnation 50–60 YEARS: ...The sixth age shifts into the lean and slip­ pered pantaloon, With spectacles on nose and pouch on side. His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide For his shrunk shank, and his big manly voice, Turning again toward childish treble, pipes And whistles in his sound. LATER ADULTHOOD: OLDSTER: Freud’s psychosexual development theory hasn’t much to say about the lives of sen­ iors. 60–80 YEARS: M ODELS...
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