SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT By N., Sam M.S. - 58 the development towards being sexually mature in behaviour and attitudes from infancy through puberty to adulthood. See psychosexual development. SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT: "Joe's sexual development went smoothly as he was growing up." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development CHILD PSYCHIATRY OEDIPUS COMPLEX (Oedipus Situation) CHILD PSYCHOLOGY ATTITUDE SCALES NYMPHOMANIA (Andromania) Dissociative Identity Disorder GESELL, ARNOLD LUCIUS (1880- 1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sexual-development/ (accessed May 27, 2022).