Oedipal phase

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Oedipal phase n.

Oedipal phase n.

The Oedipal Phase and the Oedipal Complex Developmental Advances and Theoretical Considerations


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Another name for the phallic stage, during which the Oedipus complex is assumed to develop. According to Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), girls develop penis envy during this phase.

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