SocialPsych 9.70 - #HumanDevelopment

Then a soldier full of strange oaths and bearded like

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Unformatted text preview: tial exit of the youngest child from the family and his/her entry into the larger world continues the pattern of partial separations; Children in school bring family beliefs and values and practices into confrontation (and sometimes conflict) with those of the surrounding community with discrep­ ancies provoking and increase in ten­ sions within the family. MAIN DEVELOPMENTAL TASK: to be/become oneself; to accept one­ self; to share oneself with others MAIN DEVELOPMENTAL CRISIS: identity vs role confusion FAVORABLE OUTCOME: development of situa­ tionally appropriate identity; transition to adulthood; explora­ tion, integration or re­ pudiation of family cul­ ture; sense of devotion and fidelity; satisfacto­ ry career choice UNFAVORABLE OUTCOME: inauthen­ ticity; delinquency; neurosis; psychosis 18–30 YEARS: ...Then a soldier, Full of strange oaths and bearded like the pard. Jealous in honor, sudden and quick in quarrel, Seeking the bubble reputation Even in the cannon’s mouth. GENITAL STAGE: YOUNG ADULT: peak of physical devel­ opment and sexual activity (early adulthood): depending on prior experience acquired in earlier stages, narcis­ sistic object love (or its equivalent) may or may not be increasing­ ly supplanted by cou­ plings involving more mutual and reciprocal relations; conflicts between dependence upon an...
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