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sexology

 [sek-sol´ah-je]
the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē),
The scientific study of all aspects of sex, including differentiation and dimorphism, and, particularly, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]

sexology

/sex·ol·o·gy/ (sek-sol´ah-je) the scientific study of sex and sexual relations.

sexology

The formal study of human sexual behaviour.

sexology

Sexology The formal study of the differentiation and dimorphism of sex and of erotic/sexual pairbonding of partners. See Sexosophy.

sex·ol·o·gy

(seks-ol'ō-jē)
The study of all aspects of sex and, in particular, sexual behavior.
[L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]

sexology

The study of sexual behaviour, especially in humans.
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I classify Sigmund Freud as a sexologist because his early works, most notably "Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality" (1905), address ongoing sexological debates about the nature of sexual perversion and draw heavily on recent research by psychologists and sexologists on childhood sexual experiences.
depending on the specialty of the involved experts and the objectives submitted to the expert, there are divided into: simple and complex, the latest in turn being divided depending on the specialty of the involved experts (psychiatric and psychological, psychiatric and narcological, psychiatric and sexological, forensic psychiatry, etc.
Contemporary sexological theory continues to adopt this shift in thinking: how an individual expresses (or fails to express) his or her sexuality provides pivotal a means with which to identify who that individual is (and is not) and, how 'healthy/stable/normal' he or she is (or is not).
Among these were medical and sexological theories, which tended to view female performances of masculinity and masculine fashion predilections as pathological and criminological, in cases of extreme deviance from the female gendered norm.
What soon becomes apparent from a reading of The Intersexes is its function as a mediating text: one that renders accessible to a lay audience sexological studies of homosexuality published over the previous half century.
From the prevailing critical perspective shaped by the theories of the French social historian Michel Foucault in his influential History of Sexuality, there has been a long-standing view, only recently challenged, that modern sexual identities such as lesbian and homosexual are a late-nineteenth-century invention, the result of the creation of new taxonomies of sexual identity that date from the 1860s and the subsequent rise of sexological and related legal discourses (43,15-51).
Nevertheless, the range of cultural objects that the book embraces--literature in prose and verse, memoirs, aesthetic theories, social and sexological treatises, visual arts, and so on--is at once impressive and suggestive, and the individual essays are skillfully argued.
Her interpretation of Nightwood as a work of embroidery on sexological and psychoanalytical theories of the female homosexual is illuminating (93); the reading of Sally in Virginia Woolf's Mrs.
With heated debates about such Chinese neologisms as "tongxing af or "tongxing Man" for the Western sexological term "same-sex love," female-female bonding became much more controversial than before.
A focus group study of 21 collegiate peers who facilitate weekly discussions on sexological topics indicated that participation in the program resulted in increased communication skills, facilitation of sexual attitude awareness, enhanced personal relationships, and provided useful career enhancing opportunities (Butler et al.