Can You Identify the Stages of Psychosocial Development?

Let's see how well you know Erikson's psychosocial stages.

1. Which is an example of the autonomy versus shame and doubt stage?

2. The central theme of Erikson’s theory of psychosocial stages was the development of:

3. What do people face during each psychosocial stage that can serve as a turning point in development?

4. The stage that occurs between birth and one year of age is concerned with:

5. How many stages of psychosocial development did Erikson describe?

6. The crisis that arises in young adulthood is concerned with:

7. Erik Erikson’s interest in identity developed as a result of:

8. Which of the individual's below is in the identity versus confusion stage?

9. If a child struggles to do well in school, what problem might emerge?

10. Successfully completing the eighth stage of psychosocial development leads to the emergence of what quality?

Can You Identify the Stages of Psychosocial Development?

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You are a whiz when it comes to psychosocial development! Not only do you have a solid understanding of the eight stages of development, you also understand how Erikson formulated some of his most critical ideas.

Of course, there is always more to learn. You can deepen your understanding of this topic further by learning a bit more about Erik Erikson's life as well as how his psychosocial theory compares to Freud's psychosexual theory.

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Can You Identify the Stages of Psychosocial Development?

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It's clear that you have learned a bit about Erikson's theory of psychosocial development, but perhaps you could use a bit of a refresher course on some of the details.

Start by reviewing each of the eight stages and be sure to check out this handy summary chart outlining some of the major events of each stage.

With just a little extra studying, you will be well on your way toward acing your psychosocial development exam!

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Can You Identify the Stages of Psychosocial Development?

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It looks like you could use a bit more study time before you are ready to take that big psychosocial development exam. Fortunately, we have plenty of resources that can help.

Learning some more about the eight stages of Erikson's theory can help you on your path to understanding psychosocial development. Start by learning a bit more about the life of Erik Erikson and then be sure to check out this handy summary chart outlining some of the major events of each stage of development.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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