from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The psychological aspects of sexuality.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the mental representation of sexual activities
Since then it has become possible through the analysis of some cases of nervous disease in the delicate age of childhood to gain a direct understanding of the infantile psychosexuality (Jahrbuch für psychoanalytische und psychopathologische Forschungen, Bd. 1, 2, 1909).
Perhaps the American writer A.M. Homes captures pre-adolescent psychosexuality best in her story
This was an ocean of sound and emotion and twisted psychosexuality into which I dove, in which I swam, and occasionally sank.
Add perspiration, stir in Freudian psychosexuality, and peel the spermy skin off the boiled milk, and let no one say the flashback reverie is dead as a dramatic device.
 Yet other writers have proposed that fiction depicting male homosexuality for women readers ( "slash" fiction, of which YAOI is one kind) is attractive to women because evolved female psychosexuality creates a desire to root sexual relationships in tested and trustworthy friendships.