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The Psychoanalysis of Sexual Functions of Women

1st Edition

By Helene Deutsch

Edited by Paul Roazen


152 pages

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This book discusses the problems of the sexual life of woman throughout the duration of her sexual maturity, i.e., from the beginning of puberty onwards. It reports all the new insights into the mental life of woman in her relations to the reproductive function, with the aid of the analytic method.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- Female infantile sexuality -- The masculinity complex in women -- Differentiation between male and female in the reproductive period -- The psychology of puberty -- The act of defloration -- Psychology of the sex act -- Frigidity and sterility -- Pregnancy and confinement -- The psychology of childbed -- Lactation -- The menopause

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health