Erikson's Theory: Infancy, Early Childhood, Play and School Age, Mature Adulthood

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  • Erikson’s theory states that personality is groomed throughout lifetime.

  • He presents eight distinct stages each with two possible outcomes.

  • Successful completion of each stage leads to a healthy personality.

Infancy

Infancy Stage

Infancy Stage

Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Early Childhood

Play Age

Children's Play Age

Children's Play Age

School Age

School Age

School Age

Adolescence

Adolescence Stage

Adolescence Stage

Young Childhood

This stage is also known as young adulthood. Here, they begin to open up and become more intimate with others - Making close friends.

Adulthood

Adulthood Stage

Adulthood Stage

Mature Adulthood

Mature Adulthood

Mature Adulthood

MCQ’S

1. Which of the following stage is the period between 0-1 years of age?

  1. Infancy

  2. Early Childhood

  3. Adulthood

  4. Play Age

Answer: A. Infancy

Explanation:

  • In this stage, children learn the ability to trust others depending on other, especially on their caregivers.

  • Unsuccessful completion in this stage results in anxiety and insecurity.

2. Which of the following stage is also known as young adulthood?

  1. Infancy

  2. Early Childhood

  3. Young Childhood

  4. Play Age

Answer: C. Young Childhood

Explanation:

  • Young Childhood stage is also known as young adulthood.

  • Here, the individual begins to open up and become more intimate with others.

  • Focused more on making close friends

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