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    A Clockwork Orange and Freudian theory

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    Please help with these problems about abnormal psychology. Provide at least 200 words.

    1) Based on Freud's Psychosexual stages, what stage is he fixated on? Explain

    2) If you had to diagnose Alex with a personality disorder based on his behaviors and beliefs, which one would you choose? Explain.

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    1) Based on Freud's Psychosexual stages, what stage is he fixated on? Explain

    Alex seems to be fixated on the anal stage of Freud's Pyschosexual Stages. According to Freud this is the second stage of the psychosexual stages lasting from ages 18 months - 3 years. According to Freud in this stage the anus is the primary erogeneous zone and pleasure is derievd from continuous bladder and ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution discusses the idea of the main character Alex being fixated on the anal stage of Freud's Psychosexual stages. Also it discusses the possibility of Alex displaying symptoms of Antisocial Personality disorder based on an analysis of his character and his actions in the film. 263 words are given in the solution.

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