Englisch: Erik Erikson 's Theory of Psychosocial Development Stages
Trust vs.  mistrust (0-1 yrs) refers to the first stage of Erik Erikson's theory of Psychosocial development where the infant is totally dependent on the care of others.

If the child perceives the caretaking as satisfactory, he or she becomes trusting; if not, he or she goes through life with a basic mistrust of others.

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