Sigmund Freud And Eriksonn's Psychosocial Theory Of Development

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Compare and Contrast Sigmund Freud’s psychosexual theory of development and Erik Eriksonn’s psychosocial theory of development
The subjects of human development has been persistent in the society. So in this subject there are many theories. Which is forwarded by different psychologist. Among them two main psychoanalytic theories are Sigmund Freud’s psychosexual theory of development and Erik Erikson’s psychosocial theory of development. These two psychologists support that human’s development follow in a sequence of predetermined stages.
According to Sigmund Freud’s psychosexual theory, the first stage is defined as the oral stage that is birth to one year. In this stage, infant’s main sources of pleasure is mouth.
During this stage, the infant is solely reliant on caretakers and develop a sense of trust and comfort through the inducement of oral organ. Then he defined second stage is anal stage, that is year one to year three. In stage, the main concern is training the infant’s bladder and bowel movements. The success of this stage is based on how caregivers effectively achieve to train the child into using the toilet. The next stage is phallic stage that is year 3 to year 6. In this stage, the child’s main interest Centre is genital and masturbatory and their having conflicts with their parents. The child starts develop the
Oedipus complex whereby the boy child needs to possess the mother, thereby watching the father as a rival to be defeats. On the other

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