Erikson's Psychosocial Stages of Development
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Erik Erikson, a psychodynamic theorist, believed in the importance of social relationships in the development of personality. Each stage depicts the successful attempts at dealing with the emotional crisis of a person's life.
Trust for basic needs
Look! He is able to build blocks without us having to help him.
It's great that you two have learned to share!
Initiative: controlling reactions and behavior
Improving self-esteem by comparing to others to measure success
Defining values and beliefs
Some kid is being bullied in the park! We should go encourage a fight!
No, that's not right! I'm going to report it to a teacher.
Do you want to go get some coffee?
Intimacy: finding someone to share an identity
Yeah, that sounds great!
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