ORAL PERSONALITY By N., Sam M.S. - 803 with regard to psychoanalytic theory, a trend of character traits stemming from obsessive focus during the oral stage of psychosexual development. Commonly referred to as oral character. ORAL PERSONALITY: "The neglect Tony faced as a child was likely the cause of his oral personality as an adult." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ORAL CHARACTER Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Developing a Case Study CHILD PSYCHIATRY FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ORAL PERSONALITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/oral-personality/ (accessed November 26, 2022).