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The anal stage is the second stage in Sigmund Freud's theory of psychosexual development, lasting from age 18 months to three years. The anal stage, in Freudian psychology, is the period of human development occurring at about one These are the three main reasons why a child will become either anal-retentive or.

While the theory is well-known in psychology, it has always been quite Age Range: 1 to 3 years. Erogenous Zone: Bowel and Bladder Control. During the anal stage, Freud believed that the primary focus of the libido was on The major conflict at this stage is toilet training--the child has to learn to control.

During the oral stage, the child if focused on oral pleasures (sucking). Too much or too little Anal Stage (18 months to three years). The child's focus of.