Erikson's Stages Of Adolescence Analysis

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Introduction Adolescence according Erik Erikson stages of development starts from puberty and end its ends at the age of 18 or 19 years of age. The main mission during adolescence is to identify ‘ego identity’ and avoiding role of confusion. The duration of adolescence is one of the interests of Erikson, the task that he sees as the basis for the formation of patterns of thinking in all the next stages. The identity of the ego means the individual's knowledge of his meaning, and how he puts this ego among the members of society. This calls for talking about all that he has learned about himself and life and putting them in a unified and unified manner in the so-called self-image and the basic thing in this is that the individual is…show more content…
In order to have a normal life stages each stage must be free from…show more content…
In order to have a normal development a person must have successful completion of each stage results in a healthy personality and the acquisition of basic virtues, in the other hand the failures to successfully completing a stage can result reduced ability to complete further stages therefore more unhealthy and negative outcomes in personality and sense of self. The first stage of life according to ‘’Erikson’’ is trust vs. mistrust Its occur during the first year life during infancy, the main proses of this stage is to develop confidence trust but without removing the ability to distrust mistrust completely, so the infant must get all the care from his parents by breastfeeding for example, food giving and changing diaper and if this stage did not went successfully then the infant will develop mistrust and this may last with him till he turns to adulthood. The second stage of life is autonomy vs. shame this stage starts from 18 month of age till three years old, here the child start to be more physically active and the child start to walk away from his parents and also learn to feed themselves without the help of caregivers, moreover the child start to develop the way to exploring the environment and start climb a tree and all what
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