It is quite unnecessary to construct such dreams as a return to infantilism, as a regression, as the Freudians generally do.
The significance of "infantile sexual lesions" has also tended to give place to that of "infantilism of sexuality."
One of these suffered from infantilism, one turned out to be a drunkard, and the third became a social degenerate and drunkard.
infantilism in·fan·til·ism (ĭn'fən-tl-ĭz'əm, ĭn-fān'tl-)
A state of arrested development in an adult, characterized by retention of infantile mentality, accompanied by stunted growth and sexual immaturity, and often by dwarfism.
Extreme immaturity, as in behavior or character.