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    Describe Erikson's theory of personality. Include major turning points and stages in the development of human persona.

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    The Life Cycle: Epigenesis of Identity
    Erik H. Erikson

    1. Erikson believed that adolescence and other transition periods are an important time to develop and refine an identity.

    2. He claimed that personality develops through steps or stages rather than continuously.

    3. Erikson believed that even mentally healthy persons must
    engage in conflict and inner crises, which help them develop a stronger personality. As we ...

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    The Life Cycle or the Epigenesis of Identity is summarized to offer insights about Erik H. Erikson.