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APA Dictionary of Psychology anal phase


The anal stage is the second stage in Sigmund Freud's theory of psychosexual development, lasting from age 18 months to three years. According to Freud, the .

During the five psychosexual stages, which are the oral, anal, phallic, latent and genital stages, the erogenous zone associated with each stage.

Anal stage, in Freudian psychoanalytic theory, the period in a child's psychosexual development during which the child's main concerns are with the processes.