ANAL-SADISTIC PHASE

with regard to psychoanalytic standards, a level of the anal stage wherein a youth develops demanding and hostile intentions that bear poor consequences.

ANAL-SADISTIC PHASE: "Professional help should be sought if a child is not progressing naturally through the anal-sadistic phase."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ANAL-SADISTIC PHASE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anal-sadistic-phase/ (accessed August 20, 2019).
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