Erik Erickson's Psychosocial Theory Of Personality Development

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Developmental psychology lets me know who Joyxanne S. Alarde really is. This course functioned as my own personal researcher that uses many research designs to obtain the desired results and answers to my "divergent-like" questions as I go through different changes as an individual and how these transformations affect me as I go along in my life. Life turn us into a stronger and smarter person as we face the challenges it offers and learn the lessons of it afterwards. Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Theory of Personality Development goes well with this definition about life. The Sigmund Freud's psychosexual theory and Erik Erikson's psychosocial theory are two famous theories of development. . Erik Erikson's idea was deeply influenced by Sigmund …show more content…
In each stages, an individual has to face matchless problems and age-related tasks and other crises which must be resolved by the man. Progress can be determined every time success will take place producing each individual to move on to another stage. Successful completion of the eight (8) stages consequences in a healthy personality and healthy interactions with others. However, failure to comply to a certain stage will lead in a poor capability to complete the succeeding stages resulting to an unhealthy personality and low self esteem. Also, at each stage of development, the learning and knowledge you gained from the previous stage will serve as your new equipment to be used towards resolving the present challenges or tasks your are facing. Each stage is exceptional and exclusive for an individual to discover his/her area of expertise and to learn new …show more content…
He was just four years old that time. I will only accept the bottle if it is my mama who was handling it towards me. Because of that, our relatives nicknamed me "arte-sta". My mama also mentioned that she never experienced leaving me to a relative because even before she stepped out of our relative's house, I'm already crying. And also I can't sleep without the presence of my mama. At this stage of my life, I had an intimate relationship and familiarity towards my mama. This stage is recognized as the trust vs. mistrust stage of psychosocial

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