"To what extent does the case study of Little Hans provide evidence for the Oedipus complex?"

"To what extent does the case study of Little Hans provide evidence for the Oedipus complex?"

Freud essay for psychology - one of the core studies for OCR Psychology, G542.

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To what extent does the case study of Little Hans provide evidence for
the Oedipus complex?

There have been many theories on Little Hans' phobia of horses such as
Freud's Oedipus complex which suggests that Little Hans was afraid that
his father would castrate him due to him having incestual…

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parents' room was unbearable for him because he no longer has the
comfort of knowing his mother is right next to him at night. This might have
triggered nasty thoughts such as wanting his sister harmed because he
wanted to be with his mother at all times, and he thinks…

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of which was 3 years older than her, committed suicide. It is possible that
her traumatic experience affected her for the rest of her life. Olga had also
referred to Little Hans' member as "filthy thing", which might have made him
guilty and mentally unstable as he might have disliked…

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