Definition of psychosexual
1 : of or relating to the mental, emotional, and behavioral aspects of sexual development
2 : of or relating to mental or emotional attitudes concerning sexual activity
3 : of or relating to the physiological psychology of sex
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Rubin stuck to her indie inclination—and ironically, after selling a 10-episode psychosexual drama called Gypsy to Netflix, Sam Taylor-Johnson came onboard to direct and executive produce the first two episodes.
But psychosexual tensions soon simmer in director Sofia Coppola’s remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood vehicle.
As though its combination of body horror and psychosexual terror wasn't enough to chew on.
If the troubles of Rama’s mother informed her psychosexual discoveries, those of her father were no less formative.
Pelkie said those included Molina's having no contact with children outside of his immediate family, having no contact with minors via the internet and undergoing psychosexual evaluation and counseling.
Anyone who has even a slight acquaintance with Freudian theory or Japanese erotica will grasp the psychosexual significance of those eels, who live in the aquifer underneath an Alpine spa and occasionally make their way into the plumbing and beyond.
Perhaps no one else could have held together Paul Verhoeven’s film: part psychosexual melodrama, part pitch-black comedy, part trashy thriller.
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Medical Definition of psychosexual
1: of or relating to the mental, emotional, and behavioral aspects of sexual development
2: of or relating to mental or emotional attitudes concerning sexual activity
3: of or relating to the psychophysiology of sex
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