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Please describe the Oral-Sensory stage of Erik Erikson's theory of Psychosocial Development? It provides a stage description, examples and elements for both a positive and negative outcome for this stage of psychosocial development.

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Stage 1: Oral-Sensory
Age: Infancy -- Birth to 1 year
Conflict: Trust vs. Mistrust
Important Event: Feeding

The important event in this stage is feeding. According to Erikson, theinfant will develop a sense of trust only if the parent or caregiver isresponsive and ...

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