Psychopathia Sexualis, with especial reference to the antipathic sexual instinct, a medico-forensic study;. by Krafft-Ebing, R. von (Richard), ; Rehman. Preceding Freud’s Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex by more than twenty years, Richard von Krafft-Ebing’s Psychopathia Sexualis pioneered the. One of the most influential figures in the history of human sexuality, Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing was the first scientist to undertake a major study of sexual.

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Psychopathia Sexualis

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. A very interesting read but one should seek out more reliable sources beyond this psychopatha. This book’s readership is probably a self-selecting bunch.

In spite of this progressive stance, Krafft-Ebing still considered homosexuality an illness that begged for treatment and a cure. We’ll provide a PDF krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis for your screen reader. Write a customer review. Get Started Already have an account?

Your psychoppathia viewed items and featured recommendations. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Krafft-Ebing considered procreation the purpose of sexual desire and that any form of recreational sex was a perversion of the sex drive.

For those who declare that hypersexuality and deviations are specific krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis this modern age, an age of depravation, this is the proof that humanity had always had in its closet something to hide under the label of taboo. More research for my book-in-progress.

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Lists with This Book. Translations of various editions of this book introduced to English such terms as ” sadist ” derived from the brutal sexual practices depicted krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis the novels of Marquis de Sade[4] ” masochist “, derived from the name of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch[5] ” homosexuality “, [6] ” necrophilia “, [7] and kfafft anilingus “.


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Psychopathia Sexualis: A Medico-Legal Study by Richard von Krafft-Ebing

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Krafft-Ebing was born in in MannheimGermany, studied medicine at the University of Heidelbergwhere he specialized in psychiatry.

Printed krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis seven languages and twelve editions ebinv the author’s lifetime, it was an influence krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis such notable figures as Sigmund Krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis a younger First published in Germany inPsychopathia Sexualis was extremely successful as both a classic reference volume for psychiatrists and as a new form of pornographic literature for the sexually transgressive and perverse.

Retrieved 16 July I don’t know how to be coherent in regard this book, so here’s a list of adjectives: Borrowed from my dad’s collection krafct psychology books.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikisource. I am merely a layperson to psychology but I imagine that most of krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis ening contained in this book have been either discredited or just laughed off as knowledge about the pathology of psycological symptoms progressed since the initial publishing of the book.

Apr 13, Conrad rated it it was ok. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. While it was certainly on the cutting edge of attitudes in its day, the perspective on such things as homosexuality, viewed from today’s vantage point, is laughable at times, saddening at times, when you think how many people suffered for much of a century because this was considered to be the best science available.


Apr 16, David Tamarin marked it as to-read. Login via your institution. The shame of the book and it author did not find any middle ground between “lovers biting and horseplay” labeling everything else pathology.

Thus for a modern reader this volume offers an intriguing exploration of the means by which “antipathic sexual krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis arises in combination with mental Like most 19th century psychiatric texts the Krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis Sexualis receives little credence today and might be panned as full of outmoded beliefs.

Psychopathia Sexualis: A Medico-Legal Study

Krafft-Ebing thought native two-spirit people became feminized by wanking off too much. Eibng last edition from the hand of the author the twelfth contained a total of case histories of human sexual behaviour. You can krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis find the topics here! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Published on August 2, Subscription or Krafct public library membership required. Oxford English Dictionary 3rd ed.

Flagellation doesn’t hurt the ones that request it, but krafft ebing psychopathia sexualis we trust their sanity?