LATENCY STAGE

A stage in the Psychosexual Development of a child starting around age 3 through puberty when sexual libido turns to the opposite sex parent and usually resolves around puberty. (Freud)

LATENCY STAGE: "Preschool children are still in the Latency Stage."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LATENCY STAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/latency-stage/ (accessed July 18, 2020).
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