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the psychic organization of all the sensations, impulses, and personality traits derived from the oral stage of psychosexual development.


In freudian psychology, a term used to denote the psychic organization derived from, and characteristic of, the oral period of psychosexual development.


/oral·i·ty/ (or-al´it-e) the psychic organization of all the sensations, impulses, and personality traits derived from the oral stage of psychosexual development.


psychology Freud's theory of psychic organization derived from, and characteristic of, the oral period of psychosexual development.

Patient discussion about orality

Q. Is it possible to prevent appearance of oral aphthae? I get these a lot and lately I've heard it comes as a result of stress or weak immune system. Is that true? Is there a way to make it go away forever????? anyone who has ever had this annoying thing in his mouth knows what I'm talking about... I know all the possible curing ways- I'm looking for prevention now...thanx!

A. welcome to my life! every time the air get's a little dry i get 1-3 aphthae and can't eat for the next 4-6 days. so i investigated a little, and i'm sorry but right now no one really knows what causes them. they know that from some reason the body get's an immune reaction in the oral mucosa and that causes an ulcer. but a friend of mine went to an Ayurveda therapist that told him to stop eating tomatoes and eggplants (in any way, cooked,baked,fried) and he says he stop getting aphthae. so you might try Ayurveda for prevention. it could help...

Q. What are the effects of alcoholism on the oral cavity? I have to make a presentation on this topic, and I would like to know what are the main pathological effects of chronic alcoholism on the oral cavity, I know that it is a carcinogen, but it mainly acts as a promoter, is there any cancer that is caused by alcohol abuse?

A. alcohol can interact harmfully with several medications commonly used in dental treatment. Alcohol intensifies the depressant effect of barbituates and tranquilizers creating a higher risk of deep sedation and unconsciousness. Following treatment, the ability to drive may be impaired. Medications used to control high blood pressure and angina have a dilating effect on the blood vessels which is intensified by alcohol.

The result is a higher likelihood of low blood pressure and fainting. Even the action of aspirin is intensified by alcohol, causing excessive bleeding by disrupting clot formation

Q. is it normal to be addiected to oral sex men eating me out

A. in an experiment they did on mice, they inserted an electrode to the pleasure area in the mouse's brain and every time he hit a certain pedal- it sent an electrical charge and aroused the pleasure area in the brain.
the mouse didn't care about food, females and nothing else. he just continued to push the pedal like crazy until he died.
we are addicted to pleasure too. what ever arouses your pleasure areas in the brain.

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In contrast to Ong's notions of orality preserving tradition, I believe that mobility is contributing to a dilution of conservative communication and an increase in more fluid, interpretive methods of accumulating and disseminating knowledge.
An understanding is achieved of orality not strongly in terms of the circumstances of composition, but rather as referencing a literary tradition, and as a valuable tool for presenting a text to the public.
Initial chapters deal adeptly with the place of formulae amongst other sources for the period, outlining questions of orality and literacy and highlighting the scribal mentality which is so important to Rio's methodology.
Vernon Robbins' "Interfaces of Orality and Literature in Mark" compares the different ways the evangelists handle the John the Baptist narrative and the rejected stone saying of Mark, noting the difference between internal and external voices.
Chapter 3 criticizes what he considers overly simplistic views of the shift from orality to literacy, clarifying his own understanding with 6 lines from The Epic of Gilgamesh and with 5 more lines from such a late text as the Chanson de Roland.
These ten essays are dedicated to Werner Kelber, whose own work has focused on the orality in early Christianity, especially in relation to Mark.
Nowhere else will one find a reading of the Lacrimoso lamento, che fe Zan Salcizza, e Zan Capella, invitando tutti filosofi, poeti, e tutti i facchi delle vallade, a pianzer la morte di Zan Panza di Pegora, alias Simon Comico Geloso, hora hora posto in luce (Venezia, 1585) that posits "the additive nature of the poem itself" as evidence of its orality, while still acknowledging that the poem "was certainly not composed orally.
At one moment in the debate, Plato shows us Protagoras's cognitive limitations in away that is striking, especially if we put it in the context of Havelock's and Ong's discussion of orality and literacy.
Reviewing linguistic research into the use of Romance languages in the media, linguists discuss media and linguistics, text linguistic approaches to language in the media, orality and literacy of media text types, methods in linguistic media research, Romance matters, and media texts and multilingualism.
More importantly, the two texts conjure up the specter of the old: the residual orality that haunts literature and disrupts writing technology, both print and electronic.
This study of the performative aspects of Anglophone Caribbean fiction focuses on those particular literary texts that, although fully inscribed into the tradition of writing, nevertheless rely on the elements of orality and strive to incorporate them into their composition.
His contributions to the field of orality can be seen in his works, "Coming to Terms with Orality: A Holistic Modeli and iA Literate Guide to the Oral Galaxy.