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Month: April 2021

Theory of Psychosocial Development by Erik Erikson

Born Erik Salomonsen on the 15th of June 1902, Erik Erikson was a German-American psychoanalyst and developmental psychologist. He coined the term ‘identity crisis’ and is known for his ‘Theory of Psychosocial Development’. He developed this theory in collaboration with his wife, Joan Erikson, in the 20th century.  It describes the eight stages of psychosocial […]

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