GENITAL MUTILATION By N., Sam M.S. - 5 The mutilation of external genitalia. Can be a cultural tradition, religious ritual, self-harming behaviour due to psychosis and a violent act during wartime on enemies. GENITAL MUTILATION: "Circumcision is a form of genital mutilation." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Developing a Case Study CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide SCHIZOPHRENIA (PARANOID TYPE) SATANISM CHILD PSYCHIATRY Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) Counselor and Client Safety Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GENITAL MUTILATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genital-mutilation/ (accessed January 28, 2023).