In psychoanalysis, a term referring to the genital components of sexuality (that is, the penis and vagina), as opposed, for example, to orality and anality.


psychoanalysis A term referring to the genital components of sexuality (i.e., the penis and vagina), as opposed, for example, to orality and anality.

Patient discussion about genitality

Q. Where are good places to go for true info an treatmeant for herpes genital an non genital?

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Q. i have genital herpes ...i got it from ex boyfriend is there a natural cure that you know of? i've had 2 breakout in a year and a half

A. I use something called Herpaflor that I found on the Internet; it is all-natural and it works really well for me.

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It is a matter of genitality [that is, the potential of the mind to engender the act of thinking in thought], not of innateness or reminiscence.
The idea of a being who is both sexes, a classical paradigm, has to be differentiated from the androgyne that represents an ideal fusion of archetypes while skirting the nitty-gritty issue of genitality.
When theological sources speak of "mere genitality," the phrase resonates with the purity taboos of old.
Seduction, I would think, was also a theme in the encounter with my 'older brother' on the road at night, in a form that 'condenses oedipal genitality with preoedipal oral sadism' (Handler Spitz 1988:438).
To approach the subject we must necessarily revise our concept of sexuality and accept the idea that it is the product of a socio-cultural process related to the erotic-loving aspects of our lives that go far beyond genitality.
The term sexual has been so narrowed to be synonymous with genitality that you cannot use it in a broader way.
It is that potential which is damaged when an adult imposes a condition of genitality which the victim cannot absorb.
What she has done is to discover not the polymorphous perversity of human figures but the occasional and orgiastic upsurge of light as it has its way with the adulterous melange of bodies no longer confined to gender or even genitality.
Masturbation aims at the recognition and exploration of one's own body, which is very important for the development of adult genitality (Aberastury & Knobel, 1984).
The second challenge is our call to celibacy in a time of sexual revolution and intense emphasis on genitality.