Erikson Psychosocial Development

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Using the Erik Erikson psychosocial development, which is divided into eight stages, the patient (interviewee) clearly fits into stage seven which is the Generativity Vs Stagnation stage. This stage, affects the middle adulthood that is from 40-65 years. During this stage of psychosocial development, careers are established and also at this time the middle adults tends to settle down in their relationship, begin or coordinate their own families and also develop a sense of being a part of the bigger picture. There is also the need to give back to the society, via raising good children, being productive at work and also being actively involved in the communities and various organizations. However, a sense of stagnation and unproductive arise,
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