Theorist Erik Erikson

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Background/Biographical Information of Theorist

Erik was born in Frankfurt Germany. He attended the University of Vienna and was inspired to become a theorists by Sigmund Freud and Anna Freud.

Developmental Psychologist & Psychoanalyst

His Theory

Every person must pass through a series of eight interrelated stages over the entire life cycle.
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When children are born they start being able to build trust with the care taker by knowing you will be there to feed them or change their diapers, etc. When parents/care takers don't do some of these things the child now develops a sense of mistrust.