GENITAL MUTILATION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 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 SATANISM DEATH RITE FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION FUNCTIONAL COMMUNICATION TRAINING DEFENSE FLAGELLATION BIRTH RITE ULULATION SITUATIONAL PSYCHOSIS SELF-MUTILATION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GENITAL MUTILATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genital-mutilation/ (accessed June 28, 2017).