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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 2B03
Professor
Judith Shedden
Semester
Fall

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thSeptember 24 2012 Psych 2B03 Theories of Personality Freud and Psychoanalysis 5The Oedipus Complex Girlssexual libido cathected to Mom as she is the primary care takerinvest time and energy in interacting with momgirl sees Dad as rival for Moms attentiongirl wants to remove Dadgirl discovers penis is missing children tend to think that everybody is the sameleads to penis envyblames mom whose penis also missing mom has the most motive and opportunitydecathects sexual libido from momdecathects aggressive libido from dadcathects aggressive libido to momcathects sexual libido to dadin the case of the boy libido is towards person whereas in girls they are experiencing penis envy and therefore libido is invested in dads peniscant attack mom as mom will retaliate against herfears mom decathects most aggressive libido decathects less aggressive libido from mom as she is not as big of a threatrelationship between mothers and daughters should be more fraught with conflictdecathects most sexual li
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