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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.
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Noun1.psychosexuality - the mental representation of sexual activities
internal representation, mental representation, representation - a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
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Hemingway's pronouncements about innocence and sin are characterized by the same sort of disavowal that structured other aspects of his psychosexuality, particularly his fetishism.
interdisciplinary scientific approach to genital psychosexuality of
In The Psychology of Love Freud's main contributions to the psychology of love are gathered in a volume by which it becomes understandable why sexuality is in fact psychosexuality. He insists on the idea that no sexuality can exist without the conscious, unconscious and fantasy in a substantive description of erotic life along with the transgressive feature of desires.
Asi, en su mayoria los estudios indagan en la psicologia de los protagonistas Mireno, Madalena y Serafina (Wiltout; Hesse; Fornoff), destacando los que abordan el analisis desde la perspectiva especifica de la psicologia sexual de los personajes femeninos de la obra (Conlon, "Female Psychosexuality"; Conlon, "Sexual Passion"; Ayala, "Erotismo y juego"; Palomo).
The judges affirmed that it "is not necessary for ensuring a stable mental and physical balance between psychosexuality and anatomical sex when the transsexual person does not show a negative attitude to her genitals."
He said that it was a "no-brainer" that issues on individual understanding of psychosexuality, along with its formation and proper training, had been raised.
"Female Psychosexuality in Tirsos El vergonzoso en palacio." Bulletin of the Comediantes 37.1 (1985): 55-69.
Brundle is not ultimately regarded as a misandric representation of masculinity, since the film is full of pathos and sympathy for him, but much of the film's richness lies in its portrait of the pitfalls of male psychosexuality.
Divine violence: Spectacle, psychosexuality, & radical Christianity in the Argentine "dirty war.
Bhabha argues that for Fanon "man" is synonymous with "human" and is therefore inclusive of "woman" However, Fanon's famous claim that "those who grant our conclusions about the psychosexuality of the white woman may ask about the woman of color.