PHALLIC STAGE

with regard to the traditional psychoanalytic theory of Sigmund Freud, the phase of psychosexual growth happening at around age 3, whenever the libido is centered upon the genital region and discovery and manipulation of the body come to be a great source of pleasure Commonly referred to as phallic phase,

PHALLIC STAGE: "The phallic stage is a normal part of child development."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHALLIC STAGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phallic-stage/ (accessed September 1, 2019).
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