Freud's Psychosexual Stages

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This quiz is sought to determine the understanding of the learner to Freud's Psychosexual Stages.


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  • 1. 
    A fixation in the oral stage of development manifested by an obsession with stimulating the mouth.
    • A. 

      Mount fixation

    • B. 

      Oral fixation

    • C. 

      Anal fixation

  • 2. 
    Term used to describe his theory of child development during the first 21 months of life, in which an infant's pleasure centers are in the mouth.
    • A. 

      Oral stage

    • B. 

      Phallic stage

    • C. 

      Anal stage

  • 3. 
    Around this age the child begins to toilet train which brings about the child's fascination in the erogenous zone of the anus.
    • A. 

      Latency period

    • B. 

      Genital period

    • C. 

      Anal stage

  • 4. 
    It means sexual desire.
    • A. 

      Aggression

    • B. 

      Libido

    • C. 

      Sublimation

  • 5. 
    The "feminine Oedipus attitude" was posited by Freud as a theoretical counterpart to the Oedipus complex
    • A. 

      Penis envy

    • B. 

      Electra complex

    • C. 

      Oedipus complex

  • 6. 
    Psychosexual development that occurs between the ages of 3 and 6. The source of pleasure at this stage is the genitals.
    • A. 

      Phallic stage

    • B. 

      Genital period

    • C. 

      Latency period

  • 7. 
    Described as the final stage of human psychosexual development. According to Freud's theories, this stage begins at puberty and constitutes mature adult sexuality.
    • A. 

      Anal stage

    • B. 

      Latency period

    • C. 

      Genital period

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Anal expulsive

    • B. 

      Anal retentive

    • C. 

      Anal fixation

  • 9. 
    It describes a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses.
    • A. 

      Hysteria

    • B. 

      Regression

    • C. 

      Repulsion

  • 10. 
    It is an area of the human body that has heightened sensitivity, the stimulation of which may result in the production of erotic sensations or sexual excitement.
    • A. 

      Erogenous zone

    • B. 

      Libido

    • C. 

      Fixation

  • 11. 
    A group of largely unconscious (dynamically repressed) ideas and feelings which centre around the desire to possess the parent of the opposite sex and eliminate the parent of the same sex.
    • A. 

      Oedipus complex

    • B. 

      Electra complex

    • C. 

      Fixation

  • 12. 
    According to the theories of Sigmund Freud, the __________ is the sex instinct, and artistic creation is an expression of the sex instinct that has been rechanneled.
    • A. 

      Libido

    • B. 

      Drives

    • C. 

      Sex

  • 13. 
    To defend itself against unacceptable impulses, the ego develops specific psychic means, known as__________. These include repression, the exclusion of impulses from conscious awareness; projection, the process of ascribing to others one's own unacknowledged desires; and reaction formation, the establishment of a pattern of behavior directly opposed to a strong unconscious need.
    • A. 

      Anxiety

    • B. 

      Defense mechanism

    • C. 

      Drive

  • 14. 
    Refers to the unconscious fear of penile loss in men, which originates during the phallic stage of sexual development and lasts a lifetime.
    • A. 

      Castration anxiety

    • B. 

      Electra complex

    • C. 

      Oedipus complex

  • 15. 
    Sexual identity refers to the theorized reaction of a girl during her psychosexual development to the realization that she does not have a penis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False