Jun 12, 2014 · Understanding adult development is an important step in the process of understanding how societies function. This lesson will focus on three theories of adult development proposed by . Jul 23, 2014 · Erikson’s psychosocial theory of development considers the impact of external factors, parents and society on personality development from childhood to adulthood. According to Erikson’s theory, every person must pass through a series of eight interrelated stages over the entire life cycle . 1. Infancy: Birth-18 Months Old.
Adult development encompasses the changes that occur in biological and psychological domains of human life from the end of adolescence until the end of one's life. These changes may be gradual or rapid, and can reflect positive, negative, or no change from previous levels of functioning. Psychosocial development refers to a child's development in the social realm and how he fits into his world. This type of development occurs in eight stages that begin with birth and continue through adulthood. One stage must be complete before a child moves to the next one. Understanding these stages might make Author: Eliza Martinez.
Adulthood: Psychosocial Development Changes During Middle Age Is middle age a time of crisis & upheaval? Many personal changes occur during middle age, including: 1. the awareness that one is beginning to grow old. 2. Erikson stated that the primary psychosocial task of middle adult‐ hood—ages 45 to 65—is to develop generativity, or the desire to expand one's influence and commitment to family, society, and future generations. In other words, the middle adult is concerned with forming and guiding the next.