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Erikson's Stages of Development

Identify and describe Erikson's stages of development as each applies to your own personality formation. How did success at one stage prepare you for meeting the next challenge.

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Dear Student,
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. Since I do not personally know you, the solution below are 'estimates and assumptions' about yourself as a student as this is required in the problem. Basically, you are being asked to relate the theory to your own personality formation. This is only an example though, as you must rewrite the information provided in this solution and adapt it according to your own personality to make it 'fit'. I advise using the following outline:

1. Short discussion on Erikson's Theory - what is it about?50 words
2. Relate it to your own development:
a. School - 100 words
b. Family and Social relations- 100 words
3. Conclude - Is Erikson applicable in your case? About 50 words.

Obviously, we go beyond 250 words by 50 words here but that should be negligible. You can always adjust your word count as you would but it is important to have a plan before writing any essay so that you will not go astray in your discussion. The narrative below, though longer, follows this outline. If you have any question, just let me know via the feedback section. Do not forget to ...

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The solution provides advise and insight in putting together the task (see above) on the topic of Erikson's stages of development and the application (from a personal viewpoint) of said stages in personality formation.