DOUBT By N., Sam M.S. - 43 1. The lack of confidence or uncertainty about something or someone. 2. One of erikson's 8 stages of development. See autonomy vs. Shame and doubt. DOUBT: "Doubt occurs from a lack of confidence in something." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development CHILD PSYCHOLOGY FROMM, ERICH (1900—) PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT CHILD PSYCHIATRY UNCERTAINTY AVOIDANCE DEVELOPMENTAL TASKS JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DOUBT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/doubt/ (accessed July 2, 2022).