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phallic stage

 the third stageof development in Freud's theory, from about 3 to 5 years ofage, during which the source of gratification is focused on the genitals.

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behavioural therapy

 a form of treatmentthat aims to change behaviour by means of systematic desensitisation, behaviour modification, or aversiontherapy.