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Psychology of Sex, 12th Impression covers the psycho-physical processes of sex, their liability to disturbance, or their hygiene. This scientific inquiry of sex is the representation of experimentally demonstrable data with the aid of mathematical symbolism.
This book is composed of eight chapters that focus on the normal phenomena of sex. After a short introduction to the fundamentals of sexual psychology, this book goes on discussing the physical basis of courtship and sex. The subsequent chapters describe the nature of sexual impulse, particularly in youth, factors contributing to sexual deviation, erotism, and sexual inversion. These topics are followed by examining various sex-related issue in marriage, including sexual abstinence, sexual satisfaction, impotence, and frigidity. The last chapters deal with the dynamic nature of sexual impulse in relation to love. This book will prove useful to psychologists, psychiatrists, parents, and the general public who are interested in the biological nature of sex.
Chapter I. Introduction
Chapter II. The Biology of Sex
The Physical Basis of Sex
The Biology of Courtship
Preferential Mating: The Factors of Sexual Selection
Chapter III. The Sexual Impulse in Youth
The First Appearance of the Sexual Impulse
Erotic Dreams in Sleep
Education in Sex
Chapter IV. Sexual Deviation and the Erotic Symbolisms
Sexual Deviation in Childhood
Urolagnia and Coprolagnia
Stuff Fetishisms and Erotic Zoophilia
Algolagnia (Sadism and Masochism)
The Social Attitude towards Sexual Deviations
Chapter V. Homosexuality
The Diagnosis of Sexual Inversion
Eonism (Transvestism or Sexo-Æsthetic Inversion)
The Question of Treatment
Chapter VI. Marriage
Introductory (The Problem of Sexual Abstinence)
The Advisability of Marriage
Satisfaction in Marriage
The Monogamic Standard
The Control of Procreation
The Problem of Childless Marriage
Impotence and Frigidity (Sexual Hypoaesthesia and Sexual Hyperaesthesia)
Chapter VII. The Art of Love
The Sexual Impulse in Relation to Love
Why Love is an Art
Chapter VIII. Conclusion
The Dynamic Nature of the Sexual Impulse
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2048
- 1st January 1948
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