By: Abby Crawford and Jada Cheatham
All About Erik Erikson
While Erikson was at Vienna he studied child development at the psychoanalytic institute though the Montessori method. Erikson did receive a diploma from the institute, after he got his diploma he met Joan Serson who became his wife. Joan Serson later helped Erik Erikson develop his most famous theory, which was the psychosocial development theory.
What type of theorist was he?
Anatomy vs Shame & Doubt will lead to the virtue of will. (1 and a 1/2 to 3)
Initiative vs Guilt will lead to the virtue of purpose. (3 to 5)
Industry vs Inferiority will lead to the virtue of competency. (5 to 12)
Identity vs Role Confusion will lead to the virtue of fidelity. (12 to 18)
Intimacy vs Isolation will lead to the virtue of love. (18 to 40)
Generatively vs Stagnation will lead to the virtue of care. (40 to 65)
Integrity vs Despair will lead to the virtue of wisdom. (65+)