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Erikson’s 8 Stages of Psychosocial Development

Erik Erikson’s psychodynamic theory on personality development is still widely taught and used today.  Erikson believed that social relationships were very important in determining personality. He focused on the traits that might be developed during a stage, and he named these stages according to the psychosocial challenge that must be resolved to move forward.  Mastering the challenge […]