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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