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Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality

Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (Drei Abhandlungen zur Sexualtheorie), sometimes titled Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex, is a 1905 work by Sigmund Freud which advanced his theory of sexuality, in particular its relation to childhood. [1]

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Abraham Brill

Abraham Arden Brill (October 12, 1874 – March 2, 1948) was an Austrian-born psychiatrist who spent almost his entire adult life in the United States.

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Castration anxiety

Castration anxiety is the fear of emasculation in both the literal and metaphorical sense.

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Childhood

Childhood is the age span ranging from birth to adolescence.

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Human sexuality

Human sexuality is the capacity of humans to have erotic experiences and responses.

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Hysteria

Hysteria, in its colloquial use, describes unmanageable emotional excesses.

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Jacques Lacan

Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981), known simply as Jacques Lacan, was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud".

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Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century

The 100 Books of the Century (Les cent livres du siècle) is a list of the one hundred best books of the 20th century, according to a poll conducted in the spring of 1999 by the French retailer Fnac and the Paris newspaper Le Monde.

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Oedipus complex

The term Oedipus complex (or, less commonly, Oedipal complex) explains the emotions and ideas that the mind keeps in the unconscious, via dynamic repression, that concentrates upon a child's desire to have sexual relations with the parent of the opposite sex (i.e. males attracted to their mothers, and females attracted to their fathers).

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Pedophilia

Pedophilia or paedophilia is a psychiatric disorder in which an adult or older adolescent experiences a primary or exclusive sexual attraction to prepubescent children, generally age 11 years or younger.

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Penis envy

Penis envy (Penisneid) is a stage theorized by Sigmund Freud regarding female psychosexual development, in which female adolescents experience anxiety upon realization that they do not have a penis.

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Perversion

Perversion is a type of human behavior that deviates from that which is understood to be orthodox or normal.

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Phallic monism

Phallic monism is a term introduced by Chasseguet-Smirgel to refer to the theory that in both sexes the male organ — i.e. the question of possessing the penis or not — was the key to psychosexual development.

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Psychosexual development

In Freudian psychology, psychosexual development is a central element of the psychoanalytic sexual drive theory, that human beings, from birth, possess an instinctual libido (sexual energy) that develops in five stages.

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Sibling rivalry

Sibling rivalry is a type of competition or animosity among siblings, whether blood related or not.

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist, now known as the father of psychoanalysis.

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The Interpretation of Dreams

The Interpretation of Dreams (Die Traumdeutung) is a book by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.

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Thumb sucking

Thumb sucking is a behavior found in humans, chimpanzees, captive Ring-tailed Lemurs, and other primates.

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Unconscious mind

The unconscious mind (or the unconscious) consists of the processes in the mind that occur automatically and are not available to introspection, and include thought processes, memory, affect, and motivation.

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Zoophilia

Zoophilia is a paraphilia involving a sexual fixation on animals.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three_Essays_on_the_Theory_of_Sexuality

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