According to Erikson’s __________ stage of psychosocial development, children learn to trust and eventually form a close attachment to those who fills their needs.

2 Answer

  • The stage would be trust versus mistrust
  • Answer: The correct answer for the fill in the blank is Trust versus mistrust.

    Erickson gave a theory of psychosocial development according to which personality of an individual is developed through eight stages that correspond to the life span of the individual.

    Trust versus mistrust is the first stage of psychosocial development that is from birth till 18 months.

    In this stage, children learn to trust their parents and those people who show them care and affection and they develop mistrust for those who do not show them affection and care.


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