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castration complex

Saltos de línea: cas|tra¦tion com|plex

Definición de castration complex en inglés:

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Psychoanalysis
(In Freudian theory) an unconscious anxiety arising during psychosexual development, represented in males as a fear that the penis will be removed by the father in response to sexual interest in the mother, and in females as a compulsion to demonstrate that they have an adequate symbolic equivalent to the penis, whose absence is blamed on the mother.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • She crystallizes the paradox of ‘the traumatic moment’ of desire's birth - the castration complex, because she represents sexual difference.
  • Access to language comes about through the castration complex and the recognition of sexual difference.
  • It's really only an unresolved castration complex.

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