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thimothy 27-12-2012
thimothy - University of Sussex
"Oedipal conflict (Also known as Oedipus complex). During the phallic stage, the male child begins to develop love and positive feelings for the mother: whereas negative feelings for the father since he is seen as a rival. But as the father is seen as too strong and powerful, the child fears retaliation and ultimately begins to develop ‘ identification’ with the father. Source:"

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