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Month: June 2023

Industry Vs Inferiority: Fourth Stage of Development

Introduction:

Erik Erikson presented a model of psychosocial development comprising eight stages. Industry vs Inferiority is the fourth stage and comes right after the initiative vs guilt phase. This stage occurs between the age of six and twelve. It is a crucial stage for development as it lays the groundwork for a child’s self-perception, work ethic, and sense of competence. In this article, we will explore this stage and its impact on the overall development.

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Initiative Vs Guilt: Third Stage of Development

Introduction:

Early childhood is a critical phase in human development, characterized by rapid growth and significant cognitive, emotional, and social changes. During this period, children begin to explore their environment, establish relationships, and develop a sense of self. Erik Erikson, a renowned developmental psychologist, proposed a theory of psychosocial development that outlines various stages and their corresponding conflicts. In this post, we will focus on the third stage which is initiative vs guilt. It is known to occur between the ages of three and six years.

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Autonomy Vs Shame and Doubt: The Second Stage

Introduction:

In the early stages of childhood development, children experience critical milestones that shape their sense of self and perception of the world. Erik Erikson, a renowned developmental psychologist, proposed a psychosocial theory highlighting the conflict between autonomy and shame and doubt during the second stage of psychosocial development. This stage, known as “Autonomy vs Shame and Doubt,” occurs after the Trust Vs Mistrust stage.

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Trust Vs Mistrust: The First Stage in Psychosocial Development

Erik Erickson gave a psychosocial development model explaining various stages of human development. According to this model, human life mainly comprises eight stages: Trust vs Mistrust, Autonomy vs Shame and Doubt, Initiative vs Guilt, Industry vs Inferiority, Identity vs Role Confusion, Intimacy vs Isolation, Generativity vs Stagnation, and Ego Integrity vs Despair.

This article talks about the first stage i.e. Trust vs Mistrust and the factors that influence this stage.

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What does Dissociation Feel like?

Dissociation is a psychological term that refers to disconnection or detachment from one’s thoughts, feelings, memories, or identity. It is often described as a defense mechanism that can occur in response to trauma, stress, or certain psychological disorders. Dissociation may feel like not being fully present in the body. It may also lead to amnesia or gaps in memory, as well as a feeling of unreality in one’s surroundings. These disruptions can significantly alter a person’s usual functioning in daily life in inexplicable ways.

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Happiness is Only Real When Shared

Introduction

Happiness, a universal pursuit, is often associated with personal experiences and emotions. A vast majority of people believe that happiness is linked to progress, achievements, and success on an individual level. However, various studies contradict that concept and reveal that happiness is only real when shared with others.

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Dysfunctional Family: An Overview

Do you feel edgy around your family? Or you may be unable to relax and keeps waiting for the other shoe to drop. If that is the case then you might have a dysfunctional family. A dysfunctional family refers to a family unit that experiences ongoing issues and challenges. These issues interfere with healthy functioning and create havoc in relationships among its members.

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Inner Child Work: Reconciling with the Lost Part

You may feel disconnected at times and experience an abrupt surge of emotions. It is possible that your inner child is acting out and asking for your attention. Inner child work is essential for thriving in various aspects of life. Recent studies have revealed that reconnecting with the lost part of your childhood provides a greater ability to cope with trauma or disappointments in life. It will make you more resilient and capable of facing difficulties head-on without feeling overpowered by them.

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