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psychosexual

 [si″ko-sek´shoo-al]
pertaining to the mental or emotional aspects of sex.
psychosexual disorders sexual disorders (def. 2).

psy·cho·sex·u·al

(sī'kō-sek'shū-ăl),
Pertaining to the relationships among the emotional, mental, physiologic, and behavioral components of sex or sexual development.

psychosexual

/psy·cho·sex·u·al/ (-sek´shoo-al) pertaining to the mental or emotional aspects of sex.

psychosexual

(sī′kō-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the mental and emotional aspects of sexuality.

psy′cho·sex′u·al′i·ty (-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.
psy′cho·sex′u·al·ly adv.

psychosexual

[-sek′sho̅o̅·əl]
Etymology: Gk, psyche + L, sexus, male or female
pertaining to the psychological and emotional aspects of sex. See also psychosexual development, sexual disorder. psychosexuality, n.

psy·cho·sex·u·al

(sī'kō-sek'shū-ăl)
Pertaining to relationships among the emotional, mental, physiologic, and behavioral components of sex or sexual development.
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Juveniles who are deemed less psychosexually disturbed receive services in a clinic-based format.
Though Jackie uses the CCTV system throughout "Red Road," at a certain point that becomes blessedly secondary to the central, psychosexually charged drama.
The second is that a person cannot be psychologically or psychosexually healthy unless their biological sex is unambiguous (that is, their genitalia look 'normal') and their gender identity and role are in harmony with that body (Money, 1986b; 1994).
Since the statue both has a penis (when Mary Louise unveils it) and lacks one (though its presence is suggested by the fig leaf, its absence is equally assured), the narrator is incapable of (mis)identifying with it and thus psychosexually remains in Lacan's realm of the prelinguistic Real.
The program has also been specialized for individuals who are intellectually limited and psychosexually disturbed.
After Psycho, emotionally traumatized and psychosexually motivated monster-murderers began appearing in horror films with alarming regularity.
His nonchalance--he seems almost to be babbling at this point--and the speech's proximity to some of the novel's most implicating eroticized banter (he and Jake have just discussed Henry James's impotence in a way which might code James as gay)--serve to emphasize that, psychosexually, Bill has nothing to hide.
The postulates of this approach are summarized succinctly by Milton Diamond and Keith Sigmundson: "(1) individuals are psychosexually neutral at birth and (2) healthy psychosexual development is dependent on the appearance of the genitals" (p.
Unlike the psychosexually tormented heroine of Eva's Man, Ursa does not kill Mutt; she does not bite off his penis, as Eva does, or break the skin, as she imagines her great grandmother did.
These are not, however, biologically or psychosexually fully developed males and cannot be construed as homosexual partners for any adult.
Based on French author Michel Houellebecq's controversial 1998 bestselling novel (described by the New York Times as "a deeply repugnant read") and bound to be one of next year's most talked-about films, "Elementary Particles" examines the lives of two psychosexually scarred stepbrothers who were abandoned as children by their hedonistic hippie mother.