Erik Erikson was an ego psychologist that patterned his theories after Freud. Erikson strongly felt that culture and society have an effect on the ego and that a struggle or conflict can begin. Erik Erikson designed a model of development that has 5 stages of psychosocial development that extend through childhood.
There are more than 100 specialties in nursing, but some are decidedly more physically and emotionally draining than others. Let’s take a close look at these fields and what they offer for soon-to-be nurses or current nurses looking for further specialization.