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Title: Psychopathia Sexualis. Mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der conträren Sexualempfindung. Eine klinisch-forensische Studie. Siebente vermehrte und theilweise umgearbeitete Auflage.
Description: Stuttgart, Verlag von Ferdinand Enke, 1892. Contemp. black half calf, spine and edges some slight rubb. (X, 432 pp.). Comp. G&M 4944 for the first edition publ. Stuttgart, 1886.: Heirs of Hippocrates, comp. item 2031 (2nd ed. 1887): 'It was this classic work on sex, first published in 1886, that foirmly established Krafft-Ebing's reputation but also caused him some difficulty because of the nature of the subject. His purpose in writing this book was to describe the pathological manifestations of the sexual life and to attempt linking them to underlying mental conditions. He wrote the work primarily for his professional colleagues and, to discourage lay people, used a scientific title, many technical terms, and translated the most revealing parts into Latin. ...': A very good copy.

Keywords: psychopathology sexuality psychiatry

Price: EUR 125.00 = appr. US$ 135.86 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 736