psychosexual development

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Noun1.psychosexual development - (psychoanalysis) the process during which personality and sexual behavior mature through a series of stages: first oral stage and then anal stage and then phallic stage and then latency stage and finally genital stage
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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Seminary formation ought to focus on total human formation, including affective maturity and psychosexual development, in addition to theological and pastoral studies.
A statistical study of the Freudian theory of levels of psychosexual development. Genetic Psychology Monograph, vol.
To understand the psychodynamic basis of the case and the patient's relationship with her mother, a Thematic Apperception test was administered and resulted in the findings of the oral stage of the psychosexual development and autonomy problems.
The seminary faculty needs to guard against judging that they have the power by themselves to 'manufacture' psychosexual development. Avoidance, superficiality and coercion do not create an environment for the 'discernment of spirits' by either the candidates or the formation faculty."
Sigmund Freud has contributed to the idea of psychosexual disorders and furthered research of the topic through his ideas of psychosexual development and his psychoanalytic sex drive theory.
Psychosexual development of women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
A comprehensive diagnostic evaluation should include an age-appropriate assessment of psychosexual development for all youths.
In the first case, the stereotypical view would lead people to think that dads are not capable of taking care of the child as much as mums and of course a father should be "more masculine" to ensure the best and "correct" psychosexual development of their children, especially male ones.
Willemsen et al., "The long term outcome of feminizing genital surgery for congenital adrenal hyperplasia: anatomical, functional and cosmetic outcomes, psychosexual development, and satisfaction in adult female patients," Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, vol.
Genital appearance has been quoted as an essential factor in childhood sex and psychosexual development [4].
His reconstruction shows that Roheim's account of children's psychosexual development provides a contrast between the internalised superego and ego-ideal of desert people and of European and European-influenced people which represents a perspective on psycho-social differences almost impossible to represent discursively in today's intellectual and moral environment.