|Birth to 12 to 18 months
||Trust versus Mistrust
||The child develops a feeling of trust in his or her caregivers.
|18 months to 3 years
||Autonomy versus shame/doubt
||The child learns what he or she can and cannot control and develops a sense of free will.
|3 to 6 years
||Initiative versus Guilt
||The child learns to become independent by exploring, manipulating, and taking action.
|6 to 12 years
||Industry versus inferiority
||The child learns to do things well or correctly according to standards set by others, particularly in school.
|12 to 18 years
||Identity versus role confusion
||The adolescent develops a well-defined and positive sense of self in relationship to others
|19 to 40 years
||Intimacy versus isolation
||The person develops the ability to give and receive love and to make long-term commitments
|40 to 65 years
||Generativity versus stagnation
||The person develops an interest in guiding the development of the next generation, often by becoming a parent
|65 to death
||Ego integrity versus despair
||The person develops acceptance of his or her life as it was lived.