Analyzing Erikson's Socioemotional Development

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Personally I like Erik Erikson’s socioemotional development. In each stage there is a psychosocial crisis that involves the resolution of a basic issues, which is necessary for full and mature development. I believe matured development comes after growing pains. What I mean by this, is that in order to grow we have to face a “crisis” or emotionally challenging situation and learn from the choices we make. Erikson’s socioemotional development is the one out of four “Grand Theories” that addresses crisis and resolution.
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