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According to Freud, the Oedipus complex in boys and the Electra complex in girls are resolved through

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Choice (5) Response

a.

moving into the latency stage

b.

identification with the same-sex parent

c.

identification with the opposite-sex parent

d.

the emergence of death instinct

e.

the strengthening of the ego

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Answer

b.

Explanation

Identification of same sex parents can resolve Oedipus complex in boys and Electra complex in girls.

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