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According to Freud's theory of psychosexual development, children can experience conflict or unmet needs during each stage. These unmet needs can lead to a fixation in that stage and the development of certain characteristics. Can your provide an example of a characteristic of adults that are fixated at certain stages of development?

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This solution discusses Freud's theory of psychosexual development and provides an example of a characteristic of adults that are fixated at certain stages of development.

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The characteristics of a person who is fixed at a specific psychosexual stage are (1):

A person who is fixated at the oral stage could have either an oral receptive personality or an oral aggressive personality. An oral receptive personality could be characterized as very ...

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