Identity Versus Identity Diffusion
The fifth stage of Erikson's theory is "Identity versus Identity Diffusion" and individuals ask "Who am I?" Reflecting on your own college experiences, identify two or three experiences that prompted you to ask "Who am I?"
What helped you answer that question?
How can this relate to the research and theories presented?
• Your initial post (approximately 200 to 250 words)
• Erik Erikson's Identity Crisis: Who am I?
Two or three experiences that prompted you to ask "Who am I?"
Receive proper encouragement and reinforcement through personal exploration will emerge from this stage with a strong sense of self and feelings of independence and control. Completing this stage successfully leads to fidelity.