Erikson's stages of development

Card Set Information

Author:
amysronquillo
ID:
198957
Filename:
Erikson's stages of development
Updated:
2013-02-08 19:44:01
Tags:
Erikson developmental stages
Folders:

Description:
stages of development
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user amysronquillo on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Infancy (birth to 18 months)

    Trust vs. Mistrust
    Feeding

    Children develop a sense of trust when caregivers provide reliabilty, care, and affection. A lack of this will lead to mistrust.
  2. Early Childhood (2 to 3 years)

    Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt
    Toilet Training

    • Children need to develop a sense of personal
    • control over physical skills and a sense of independence. Success leads
    • to feelings of autonomy, failure results in feelings of shame and doubt.
  3. Preschool (3 to 5 years)

    Initiative vs. Guilt
    Exploration

    • Children need to begin asserting control and power
    • over the environment. Success in this stage leads to a sense of
    • purpose. Children who try to exert too much power experience
    • disapproval, resulting in a sense of guilt.
  4. School Age (6 to 11 years)

    Industry vs. Inferiority
    School

    • Children need to cope with new social and academic
    • demands. Success leads to a sense of competence, while failure results
    • in feelings of inferiority.
  5. Adolescence (12 to 18 years)

    Identity vs. Role Confusion
    Social Relationships

    • Teens need to develop a sense of self and personal
    • identity. Success leads to an ability to stay true to yourself, while
    • failure leads to role confusion and a weak sense of self.
  6. Young Adulthood (19 to 40 years)

    Intimacy vs. Isolation
    Relationships

    • Young adults need to form intimate, loving
    • relationships with other people. Success leads to strong relationships,
    • while failure results in loneliness and isolation.
  7. Middle Adulthood (40 to 65 years)

    Generativity vs. Stagnation
    Work and Parenthood

    • Adults need to create or nurture things that will
    • outlast them, often by having children or creating a positive change
    • that benefits other people. Success leads to feelings of usefulness and
    • accomplishment, while failure results in shallow involvement in the
    • world.
  8. Maturity(65 to death)

    Ego Integrity vs. Despair
    Reflection on Life

    • Older adults need to look back on life and feel a
    • sense of fulfillment. Success at this stage leads to feelings of wisdom,
    • while failure results in regret, bitterness, and despair.

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview