GEROPHILIA By N., Sam M.S. - 111 the term that is used to describe the sexual attraction of a person to much older partners. Also called gerontophilia. GEROPHILIA: "Joe had gerophillia and was attracted to much older women." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) HOMOSEXUALITY (Female) PMDD: Can It Be Cured? A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide NYMPHOMANIA (Andromania) SATYRIASIS (Satyrism) HOMOSEXUALITY (ETIOLOGY AND THERAPY) HOMOSEXUALITY (Male) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GEROPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gerophilia/ (accessed October 5, 2022).