The Eight Stages Of Psychosocial Development

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Erik Erikson was a brilliant developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst. He grew up as a Jewish boy who was confused about his identity. Erikson wanted people to understand the stages of growth so they could understand why they do what they do. He created a theory that explains your growth from infancy to adulthood; the theory is called The Eight Stages of Psychosocial Development. Erikson truly believes people still have time grow even though the stages are only through adulthood.
Erik Erikson’s Psychosocial Developmental Theory The eight stages of Psychosocial Development are infancy, toddlerhood, preschool, early school, adolescent, young adulthood, middle adulthood, and late adulthood. The infancy stage affects you from birth until
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