They become uninterested in their environment and the people around them. So here's Erik Erikson and his theory was actually. Moving on to the fourth stage. The seventh stage occurs in middle adulthood.
Intimacy: Love" In the ninth stage, the "years of intimacy and love" are often replaced by "isolation and deprivation". Erikson's theory refers to 'psychosocial crisis' or psychosocial crises, being the plural. The aim to bring a productive situation to completion gradually supersedes the whims and wishes of play.
Erikson discovered differences between the children of the Sioux and Yurok tribe.
For example, in the first stage infancythe psychosocial crisis was "Trust vs. Parents still provide a strong base of security from which the child can venture out to assert their will.
Genital stage - Puberty in other words. Sometimes children take on projects they can readily accomplish, but at other times they undertake projects that are beyond their capabilities or that interfere with other people's plans and activities.