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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.
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.
These are not, however, biologically or psychosexually fully developed males and cannot be construed as homosexual partners for any adult.
Psychosexually mature, adult homosexual men have consensual sex with other adult men much as psychosexually mature, adult heterosexual men have consensual sex with adult women.
What happens is that many of these men grow up psychosexually immature and they don't have a depth of understanding of relationships, and all of a sudden they're ordained and have power.
What The Unhealed Wound makes evident to the reader is the toxic nature of ecclesial power exercised by conflicted, asexual or psychosexually underdeveloped individuals.
When psychosexually immature and conflicted church officials exercise authority, however, their unmet human needs demand the kind of appeasement that comes from exercising power over others.
We had so few role models of psychosexually healthy men, striving to lead lives of joy, secure in their sexual identity, be it gay or straight.