University of swat. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. Subject: Assignment# Topic: University: Department: Semester: Submitted to: Submitted by: Date: Teacher signature………………………………. Psychosocial theory of the development by Erick Erickson. There were two psychologists who had developed psychosocial theory they were Sigmund Freud and Erick Erikson. Erick Erikson stages. believed that personality develops in a famous series of Freud’s theory is well known but very controversial. Erikson Theory of Psychosocial Development. It shows span. impact of social experiences across one’s whole life There are eight stages over a life span showing the development. The main own ego. elements behind this According to his theory when opportunity to grow or fail equally. theory conflicts is identification arise people of have one’s the Stage 1 trust verses mistrust (Birth to 18 months.) According to Erickson in this stage every child is completely dependent on the parents or on the care taker. If they fulfill the needs of the child so a sense of trust will be generated and if not fulfill the sense of mistrust will be developed. Self-comparison. According to my family members my care givers were three and all my needs were fulfilled as I wanted. The sense of trust has been developed in me. Stage 2 Autonomy verses shame and doubt (18months-3years) According to this theory child do most of his work by himself. If the child’s parents polish their skills and let them to do his work so the sense of autonomy(independency) will be developed and if the parents don’t help them so the sense of shame and doubt will be developed. Self-comparison. According to my parents I was allowed to complete my work by myself. I utilized my skills to achieve goals. So according to this theory the sense of autonomy is being developed in me. Stage 3 Initiative verses Guilt (3years-6years) It is a pre-school age. During this stage the child learn from their environment. They start interaction with people. The children start innovation. If they success in this stage so the sense of confident will be developed and if not success so the sense of guilt will be developed. Self-comparison. I started copying people in this stage and used to perform actions of people confidently so the sense of confident had created in me. I feel confident. Stage 4 Industry verses Inferiority (6years-12years) During this stage the children compete their self with others. The children are social and active. If they success so the sense of industrialization will be developed and if not so the sense of inferiority will be developed. Self-comparison. I used to complete my work on time in school and my teachers used to give me stars and goods and very goods which used to motivate me and I used to do good then the recent. I used to compete with my class fellows and now a sense of competition had developed in me. Stage 5 Identity verses Role confusion (12years-18years) During this stage individual try to determine their identity and direction in life. They either acquire a sense of identity or remain uncertain. Self-comparison. I was clear because I wanted to become a clinical professional psychologist and therefore, I had to get admission in psychology and I am clear about my future to be a professional clinical psychologist. My future goal is to become a clinical psychologist. According to this stage sense of self-identity has been developed. Stage 6 Intimacy verses isolation (18years-40years) During this stage the individual can develop a relationship and joint identity with a partner. Or can be isolated and stay away from meaningful relationship. Self-comparison. Now I am in this stage and I have been in relationship with one of class fellow for long time. But unfortunately, I am not in a relationship with opposite gender. According to this theory I am in the Intimacy.