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Who is Erikson's theories an extension of?
Freud
What is Erikson's approach to personality?
Life-cycle
In Erikson's theory of personality, what are the stages of development characterized by?
a psychosocial struggle`
According to Erikson, what is the center of our personality?
the ego
What are the three interrelated aspects of the ego?
Body ego
Ego Ideal
Ego Identity
In Erikson's theory, what is the body ego?
Our view of our physical body
In Erikson's theory, what is the ego ideal?
The image of ourselves compaired to our ideal self
In Erikson's theory, what is the ego identity?
The image of ourselves in the social roles we play
According to Erikson, what does the ego emerge from and largely shaped by?
Culture
According to Erikson's Epigenetic Principle, the ego grows as what does?
organs
According to Erikson's Epigenetic Principle, how does the ego develop?
sequentially with certain changes arising at a particular time
According to Erikson's Epigenetic Principle, how do the more recent developments build?
Upon previous structures
According to Erikson's Epigenetic Principle, at what point does the potential for all future development exist from?
birth
According to Erikson's Epigenetic Principle, when do components of the ego exist?
Before they emerge at critical time