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basic trust versus basic mistrust <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman

in A Dictionary of Psychology

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199534067
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726828
basic trust versus basic mistrust n.

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One of the crises in the developmental theory of the German-born ego psychologist Erik H. Erikson (1902–94). The

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Subjects: Psychology

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