According to the theory of psychosocial development, what years are defined as the adolescent years?

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Oct 2, 2016

Answer:

Basing it off of Erik Erikson's theory of psychosocial development it is between the ages of 12-18.

Explanation:

In Erikson's theory of psychosocial development it has eight distinct stages. Those stages being.

  • Stage 1 - Infancy - 0-18 months old.

  • Stage 2 - Early Childhood - 18 months to three years old.

  • Stage 3 - Play Age - Three to five years old.

  • Stage 4 - School Age - Five to twelve years old.

  • Stage 5 - Adolescence - Twelve to eighteen years old.

  • Stage 6 - Young Adult - Eighteen to forty years old.

  • Stage 7 - Adult hood - Forty to sixty-five years old.

  • Stage 8 - Maturity - Sixty-five years and beyond.

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