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Is there such a thing as having an identity crisis in jungian theory?

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Dr. Fred Gallo
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In brief: Erik Erikson

Erik erikson outlined 8 stages of development, one being identity vs role diffusion that occurs in late adolescence.
This is the period of identity crisis. A later stage is generativity versus stagnation, which is consistent with midlife crisis. Since both are psychodynamic concepts, they are related to freudian and possibly jungian theory as well.

In brief: Erik Erikson

Erik erikson outlined 8 stages of development, one being identity vs role diffusion that occurs in late adolescence.
This is the period of identity crisis. A later stage is generativity versus stagnation, which is consistent with midlife crisis. Since both are psychodynamic concepts, they are related to freudian and possibly jungian theory as well.
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