developmental crisis


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developmental crisis

[də‚vel·əp′ment·əl ′krī·səs]
(psychology)
A period of childhood stress related to unsuccessful attempts to establish trust, identity, autonomy, or initiative.
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Since 1993, the electricity dilemma has become a political and developmental crisis and also a crisis of mismanagement and corruption by all criteria," he said.
Given these and other effects of retirement, this stage of life may properly be considered a developmental crisis for both the retiree and his/her family The better prepared they are to face this situation and adjust to their new stage of life, the better the results will be.
A developmental crisis is associated with a sudden change in growth and development.

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