Identity and role confusion are crucial aspects of human development, especially during adolescence. As individuals transition from childhood to adulthood, they face the challenging task of understanding who they are and their place in society. This period of self-discovery can be both exciting and overwhelming, as individuals explore various roles, values, and beliefs. Erik Erikson, a prominent developmental psychologist, described the identity vs role confusion stage as the psychosocial dilemma. This stage comes after the industry vs inferiority phase and marks the end of childhood. Youth begins at this stage.

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