S: Erik Erikson
BC: Erik Erikson (1902 - 1994) was a well known psychoanalyst who adapted and applied the theories of the famous Sigmund Freud to his own psychological experiments and perspectives. He is renowned for his 8 stage psychosocial theory, and his Pulitzer Prize winning book "Childhood & Society".
FC: Erik Erikson
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3: Life story Epilogue | Background & Early Life Education Perspective & Theories The 8 Stage Theory
4: Life story
5: Erik Erikson was a Danish-German developmental psychologist specialising in psychoanalysis. He was born in June 1902, to Danish parents in Frankfurt, Germany, and was raised in the Jewish religion. | Erikson's mother kept the details of his birth from him, and he was raised by his mother alone for 3 years, his biological father unnamed. At age 4, Erikson, his mother, and her new husband, paediatrician Dr. Theodor Homburger relocated to Karlsruhe, Southern Germany, where he completed his schooling. | Erik Erikson was a Danish-German developmental psychologist specialising in psychoanalysis. He was born in June 1902, to Danish parents in Frankfurt, Germany, and was raised in the Jewish religion. | Background & Early Life
6: Erikson then went on to study arts, and applied for a teaching position at a school for Americans. He then worked as a teacher of arts in Vienna, and while there, met the daughter of famous psychologist Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud. At the suggestion of his friend and fellow artist, Peter Blos, Erikson then agreed to undergo psychoanalysis, and at age 25 pursued the idea of become an analyst himself. | Education
7: Through many years of research, Erikson developed his theory of development and the ego, and published his eight stage theory in his 1950 book, “Childhood & Society”. His book was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a U.S National Book Award. He expanded Freud's existing theory by taking cultural and social aspects into consideration when developing his nine stage theory. | Perspective & Theories | The 8 Stage Theory | Erikson developed an 8 stage pyschosocial theory thats describes the key stages that define an individuals growth and personality. Erikson labelled these the eight psychosocial crises'.
9: What happened to them?