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anal personality

 anadult who has remained ‘fixated’ during the analstageof psychosexual development and displays an anallyretentive personality, which is characterised by obsessive cleanliness,stinginess and aggressiveness, as a result of either excessive orinsufficient gratification of id impulsesduring the anal stage.

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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.