A Brief Introduction to the Stages of Development

  • David Lester

Abstract

To bring some order into our discussion of suicidal behavior in people of different ages, we need some descriptive schema for how people change with age. Such schema are often called stages of development, and many developmental psychologists reject the notion of stages (Goodman & Feldman, 1975).

Keywords

Suicidal Behavior Moral Development Middle Childhood Middle Adulthood Crisis Identity 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Lester
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyStockton State CollegePomonaUSA

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