SEX-ROLE STEREOTYPE By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a simplified concept of social roles belonging to each sex. See gender stereotypes. SEX-ROLE STEREOTYPE: "A sex role stereotype is what is believed to be appropriate behaviour for each sex." Related Psychology Terms GENDER IDENTIFICATION STEREOTYPE GENDER CONCEPT TRANSGENDER ROLE CONFUSION SOCIAL MOBILITY AUTOSTEREOTYPING PARENTAL IMPERATIVE ROLE REVERSAL SOCIAL INTERACTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEX-ROLE STEREOTYPE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sex-role-stereotype/ (accessed May 18, 2019).