Work is most crucial, the task is to perpetuate culture and transmit values of the culture through the family (taming the kids) and working to establish a stable invironment. Unsuccessful through this stage we become self absorbed and stagnate. Most significant relationship WORKPLACE, the COMMUNITY and FAMILY.
referred to as the Oral Sensory Stage (baby puts every thing in mouth) During this period, infants develop a sense of trust or mistrust, largely depending on how well their needs are met by their caregivers. Significant relationship with the MATERNAL PARENT or CONSTANT CAREGIVER
Generativity vs. Stagnation/Self-Absorption
Industry vs. Inferiority
Our strength comes from a wisdom that world is very large and we now have detached concerned with the whole of life, accepting death as the completion of life. May struggle for purpose in life and wonder "was the trip worth it?" Most significant relationship is with all of MANKIND "MY KIND"
Identity vs. Role Diffusion
6 True/False Questions
Key issue(s): Identity vs. Identity Confusion Stage → a stage in which we are neither a child or adult, try to find our own identity, struggle with social interactions and grapple w/ moral issues. Go through period of Moratorium. Unsuccessful through this stage will experience role confusion and upheaval. Most significant relationship, PEERS.
Name of Erikson's Stage: Birth to 18 months → Industry vs. Inferiority
Name of Erikson's Stage: Play age 3 to 5 Years → Autonomy vs. Shame & Doubt
Key issue(s): Intimacy vs. Isolation Stage → We can experience intimacy on a deep level. If we're not successful, isolation and distance others may occur. World can begin to shrink. Most significant relationships MARITAL PARTNERS AND FRIENDS.
Moratorium → withdrawing from responsibilities
Name of Erikson's Stage: 18 months to 3 years → Initiative vs. Guilt