Exercise 7: Erikson’s Ego Integrity vs Despair Stage

Exercise 7: Erikson’s Ego Integrity vs Despair Stage

This assignment is designed to focus on Erikson’s Ego Integrity vs Despair Stage of Development by creating interview questions and asking them of a person who is presently in the stage. Complete the document by doing the following: Use the textbook and/or other sources to gain a solid understanding of Erikson’s Ego Integrity vs Despair Stage. After this, complete the following table by doing the following: 1. Create a 20 item interview designed to determine whether a person is on the “Ego Integrity” or “Despair” side of Erikson’s stage. 2. Interview one individual aged 60 or older. 3. Record his/her responses below. 4. Determine whether the individual is on the “Ego Integrity” side or the “Despair” side, based on his/her responses to your questionnaire. 5. Describe why you made this determination. 6. Discuss whether or not the individual’s responses caused you to reflect differently on your own life, and explain why or why not