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Quiz: Erikson Stages

Erik_EriksonNot all exam prep has to be realistic, vignette-style questions like SWTP's practice tests. Sometimes you just want to cram in info. We'll do quizzes now and then to help you do just that.

Here, for starters, is a quick, simple quiz about Erik Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development. Listed are the conflicts for each stage, the virtue associated with each stage (which you're not getting quizzed on because those are very unlikely to show up on the licensing exam). Underneath each stage is the expected age range during which it will occur.

Your job is simple: fill in the blank.


Trust vs. _____________
Hope
0 - 1½


__________ vs. Shame
Will
1½ - 3


Initiative vs. __________
Purpose
3 - 5


Industry vs. Inferiority
Competency
Age __________


Identity vs. Role Confusion
Fidelity
Age __________


Intimacy vs. __________
Love
18 - 40


__________ vs. Stagnation
Care
40 - 65


__________ vs. Despair
Wisdom
65+


How'd you do?

Answer in comments or in this article from Simply Psychology, which will shower you with additional details.

Happy studying, happy psychosocial developing, and good luck with the exam!

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