Three essays on the theory of sexuality

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Avon, 1962 - Psychology - 130 pages
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It is in this seminal work that Freud first describes his theories on the development, aberrations, and transformations of the sexual instinct from its earliest beginnings in childhood.In his first essay, "Sexual Aberrations," Freud treats the deviations of the sex instinct, including general perversions, animals as sex objects, and exhibitionism.The second essay, "Infantile Sexuality," discusses in detail the three phases of masturbatory activity, the sources and phases of development of the sexual organization, and the interaction of sexual and nonsexual processes.Freud's final essay, "Transformations of Puberty," discusses the final stage of genital primacy, the many inhibitions, fixations, and deviations in the course of development, the genital zones, the forepleasure principle, and the libido theory.This is the definitive edition of one of Freud's most important works.

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User Review  - Bob Hooker - Goodreads

Rather than listen to what people say about Freud's ideas on sex, why not go to the horses mouth. You will find a lot of bad information about Freud is out there. Read full review

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An Exercise in Intellectual Courage Sigmund Freud is called 'Father of Psychology'; this book along with 'Interpretation of Dreams' and his work on psycho-analysis forms the very foundations of ... Read full review


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Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) was an Austrian neurologist and psychologist who founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. Although his theories remain controversial until this day, Freud made a lasting impact on Western culture.

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