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Index Sexology

Sexology is the scientific study of human sexuality, including human sexual interests, behaviors and functions. [1]

143 relations: Adolescent sexuality, Alain Daniélou, Albert Ellis, Albert Eulenburg, Albert Moll (German psychiatrist), Alfred Adler, Alfred Kinsey, American Medical Association, Ananga Ranga, Anorgasmia, Ars Amatoria, Auguste Forel, Autoeroticism, Ava Cadell, Benedict Friedlaender, Beverly Whipple, Biology, Bloomington, Indiana, Bronisław Malinowski, Carl Friedrich Otto Westphal, Carol Queen, Certified Sex Therapist, Child sexuality, Criminology, Czechoslovakia, David Reimer, Discipline (academia), Edvard Westermarck, Elsevier, Epidemiology, Erectile dysfunction, Ernest Bornemann, Ernst Burchard, Ernst Gräfenberg, Erwin J. Haeberle, Eugène Wilhelm, Eugen Steinach, Europe, Fritz Klein (sex researcher), G-spot, Gender identity, Gender studies, Geriatric sexology, Gershon Legman, Gilbert Herdt, Gunter Schmidt, Hans Blüher, Harold Lief, Harry Benjamin, Havelock Ellis, ..., Hebephilia, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuality, Human sexual activity, Human sexuality, Indiana University Bloomington, Institut für Sexualwissenschaft, Intersex, Intimate relationship, Intrauterine device, Ira Reiss, Iwan Bloch, JAMA Pediatrics, James Cantor, John Gagnon, John Money, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, Kama Sutra, Kenneth Zucker, Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Kinsey Reports, Kurt Freund, LGBT rights by country or territory, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, List of sexology journals, List of sexology organizations, Magnus Hirschfeld, Martin Dannecker, Mary Calderone, Masters and Johnson, Masters and Johnson Institute, Masturbation, Max Marcuse, Medicine, Milton Diamond, Napoleonic Code, Narcissism, Nazi Party, Oswalt Kolle, Otto Gross, Ovid, Paraphilia, Paris, Paul Gebhard, Pedophilia, Penile plethysmograph, Philosophy of sex, Political science, Porn Studies, Preben Hertoft, Prostitution, Psychology, Psychopathia Sexualis (book), Puberty, Ray Blanchard, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Robert Latou Dickinson, Robert Stoller, Rolf Gindorf, Scientific-Humanitarian Committee, Sex education, Sex manual, Sex offender, Sex therapy, Sexological testing, Sexophobia, Sexual arousal, Sexual dysfunction, Sexual orientation, Sexually transmitted infection, Shere Hite, Sigmund Freud, Social criticism, Sociology, Taboo, The Perfumed Garden, The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia, Theodoor Hendrik van de Velde, Theodor Reik, Transgender, Transsexual, Transvestism, Vātsyāyana, Vern Bullough, Victorian morality, Virginia E. Johnson, Volkmar Sigusch, Wardell Pomeroy, Wilhelm Fliess, Wilhelm Reich, Wilhelm Stekel, William Masters, Women's Studies International Forum. Expand index (93 more) »

Adolescent sexuality

Adolescent sexuality is a stage of human development in which adolescents experience and explore sexual feelings.

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Alain Daniélou

Alain Daniélou (4 October 1907 – 27 January 1994) was a French historian, intellectual, musicologist, Indologist, and a noted Western convert to and expert on Shaivite Hinduism.

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Albert Ellis

Albert Ellis (September 27, 1913 – July 24, 2007) was an American psychologist who in 1955 developed Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT).

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Albert Eulenburg

Albert Eulenburg (August 10, 1840 – July 3, 1917) was a German neurologist born in Berlin.

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Albert Moll (German psychiatrist)

Albert Moll (4 May 1862, Lissa – 23 September 1939, Berlin) was a German psychiatrist and, together with Iwan Bloch and Magnus Hirschfeld, the founder of modern sexology.

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Alfred Adler

Alfred W. Adler(7 February 1870 – 28 May 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology.

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Alfred Kinsey

Alfred Charles Kinsey (June 23, 1894 – August 25, 1956) was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, previously known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.

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American Medical Association

The American Medical Association (AMA), founded in 1847 and incorporated in 1897, is the largest association of physicians—both MDs and DOs—and medical students in the United States.

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Ananga Ranga

The Ananga Ranga (अनंगरंग Stage of Love) or Kamaledhiplava (कमलेधिप्लव Boat in the Sea of Love) is an Indian sex manual written by Kalyana malla in the 15th or 16th century.

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Anorgasmia, or Coughlan's syndrome, is a type of sexual dysfunction in which a person cannot achieve orgasm despite adequate stimulation.

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Ars Amatoria

The Ars amatoria (The Art of Love) is an instructional elegy series in three books by the ancient Roman poet Ovid.

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Auguste Forel

Auguste-Henri Forel (1 September 1848 – 27 July 1931) was a Swiss myrmecologist, neuroanatomist, psychiatrist and eugenicist, notable for his investigations into the structure of the human brain and that of ants.

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Autoeroticism is the practice of becoming sexually stimulated through internal stimuli.

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Ava Cadell


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Benedict Friedlaender

Benedict Friedlaender (8 July 1866 – 21 June 1908; first name occasionally spelled Benedikt) was a German Jewish sexologist, sociologist, economist, volcanologist, and physicist.

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Beverly Whipple

Beverly Whipple is Professor Emerita at Rutgers University and a professional author and sexologist.

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Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution.

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Bloomington, Indiana

Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. state of Indiana.

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Bronisław Malinowski

Bronisław Kasper Malinowski (7 April 1884 – 16 May 1942) was a Polish-British anthropologist, often considered one of the most important 20th-century anthropologists.

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Carl Friedrich Otto Westphal

Karl Friedrich Otto Westphal (23 March 1833, in Berlin – 27 January 1890, in Kreuzlingen) was a German psychiatrist from Berlin.

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Carol Queen

Carol Queen is an American author, editor, sociologist and sexologist active in the sex-positive feminism movement.

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Certified Sex Therapist

Certified Sex Therapists (CST) have graduate degrees and can demonstrate their competence in sex therapy by becoming credentialed by the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT).

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Child sexuality

Development of sexuality is an integral part of the development and maturation of children.

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Criminology (from Latin crīmen, "accusation" originally derived from the Ancient Greek verb "krino" "κρίνω", and Ancient Greek -λογία, -logy|-logia, from "logos" meaning: “word,” “reason,” or “plan”) is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behavior, both on the individual and social levels.

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Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia (Czech and Československo, Česko-Slovensko), was a sovereign state in Central Europe that existed from October 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into the:Czech Republic and:Slovakia on 1 January 1993.

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David Reimer

David Peter Reimer (1965–2004) was a Canadian man born male but reassigned as a girl and raised female following medical advice and intervention after his penis was accidentally destroyed during a botched circumcision in infancy.

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Discipline (academia)

An academic discipline or academic field is a branch of knowledge.

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Edvard Westermarck

Edvard Alexander Westermarck (20 November 1862 – 3 September 1939) was a Finnish philosopher and sociologist.

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Elsevier is an information and analytics company and one of the world's major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information.

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Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution (who, when, and where) and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations.

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Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is a type of sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis during sexual activity.

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Ernest Bornemann

Ernst Wilhelm Julius Bornemann (April 12, 1915 – June 4, 1995) was a German crime writer, filmmaker, anthropologist, ethnomusicologist, psychoanalyst, sexologist, communist agitator, jazz musician and critic.

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Ernst Burchard

Ernst Burchard (September 9, 1876 – February 5, 1920) was a German physician, sexologist, and gay rights advocate and author.

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Ernst Gräfenberg

Ernst Gräfenberg (September 26, 1881 in Adelebsen near Göttingen, Germany – 28 October 1957 in New York City, United States) was a German-born physician (medical doctor) and scientist.

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Erwin J. Haeberle

Erwin J. Haeberle (born 30 March 1936) is a German social scientist and sexologist.

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Eugène Wilhelm

Eugène Wilhelm in French, or in German Eugen Wilhelm (Strasbourg, 1866–1951) was a French lawyer and sexologist.

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Eugen Steinach

Eugen Steinach (January 28, 1861 – May 14, 1944) was an Austrian physiologist and pioneer in endocrinology.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Fritz Klein (sex researcher)

Fred "Fritz" Klein (December 27, 1932May 24, 2006) was an Austrian-born American psychiatrist and sex researcher who studied bisexuals and their relationships.

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The G-spot, also called the Gräfenberg spot (for German gynecologist Ernst Gräfenberg), is characterized as an erogenous area of the vagina that, when stimulated, may lead to strong sexual arousal, powerful orgasms and potential female ejaculation.

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Gender identity

Gender identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender.

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Gender studies

Gender studies is a field for interdisciplinary study devoted to gender identity and gendered representation as central categories of analysis.

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Geriatric sexology

Geriatric sexology is the systematic study of sexuality in the elderly.

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Gershon Legman

Gershon Legman (November 2, 1917 – February 23, 1999) was an American cultural critic and folklorist, best known for his books The Rationale of the Dirty Joke (1968) and The Horn Book: Studies in Erotic Folklore and Bibliography (1964).

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Gilbert Herdt

Gilbert H. Herdt (born February 24, 1949) is Professor of Human Sexuality Studies and Anthropology and a Founder of the Department of Sexuality Studies and National Sexuality Resource Center at San Francisco State University.

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Gunter Schmidt

Gunter Schmidt (born 22 November 1938) is a German sexologist, psychotherapist and social psychologist.

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Hans Blüher

Hans Blüher (17 February 1888 in Freiburg in Schlesien - 4 February 1955 in Berlin) was a German writer and philosopher.

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Harold Lief

Harold I. Lief (1917-2007) was an American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst.

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Harry Benjamin

Harry Benjamin (January 12, 1885 – August 24, 1986) was a German-American endocrinologist and sexologist, widely known for his clinical work with transsexualism.

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Havelock Ellis

Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939), was an English physician, writer, progressive intellectual and social reformer who studied human sexuality.

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Hebephilia is the strong, persistent sexual interest by adults in pubescent (early adolescent) children (especially those showing Tanner stages 2-3 of development), which is typically ages 11–14.

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Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is a spectrum of conditions caused by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender.

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Human sexual activity

Human sexual activity, human sexual practice or human sexual behaviour is the manner in which humans experience and express their sexuality.

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Human sexuality

Human sexuality is the way people experience and express themselves sexually.

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Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana University Bloomington (abbreviated "IU Bloomington" and colloquially referred to as "IU" or simply "Indiana") is a public research university in Bloomington, Indiana, United States.

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Institut für Sexualwissenschaft

The Institut für Sexualwissenschaft was an early private sexology research institute in Germany from 1919 to 1933.

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Intersex people are born with any of several variations in sex characteristics including chromosomes, gonads, sex hormones, or genitals that, according to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, "do not fit the typical definitions for male or female bodies".

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Intimate relationship

An intimate relationship is an interpersonal relationship that involves physical or emotional intimacy.

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Intrauterine device

An intrauterine device (IUD), also known as intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD or ICD) or coil, is a small, often T-shaped birth control device that is inserted into a woman's uterus to prevent pregnancy.

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Ira Reiss

Ira Leonard Reiss (born 1925) is a sociologist with primary interests in studying the way society impacts our sexual attitudes and behaviors and how people respond to those pressures.

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Iwan Bloch

Iwan Bloch (also known as Ivan Bloch) (April 8, 1872 – November 21, 1922) was a German dermatologist and psychiatrist.

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JAMA Pediatrics

JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) Pediatrics is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association.

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James Cantor

James M. Cantor (born January 2, 1966) is a Canadian clinical psychologist and sexologist, specializing in hypersexuality and atypical sexual interests.

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John Gagnon

John H. Gagnon (November 22, 1931 – February 11, 2016) was a pioneering sociologist of human sexuality who wrote and edited 15 books and over 100 articles.

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John Money

John William Money (8 July 1921 – 7 July 2006) was a psychologist, sexologist and author, specializing in research into sexual identity and biology of gender.

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Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes

The Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes is a peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of research in HIV/AIDS, including basic science, clinical science, and epidemiology.

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Kama Sutra

The Kama Sutra (कामसूत्र) is an ancient Indian Hindu text written by Vātsyāyana.

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Kenneth Zucker

Kenneth J. Zucker (born 1950) is an American-Canadian psychologist and sexologist.

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Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction

The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction (often shortened to The Kinsey Institute) was a nonprofit research institute at Indiana University until November 30, 2016, when it merged with Indiana University "abolishing the 1947 independent incorporation absolutely and completely." It was established in Bloomington, Indiana in 1947.

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Kinsey Reports

The Kinsey Reports are two books on human sexual behavior, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948) and Sexual Behavior in the Human Female (1953), written by Alfred Kinsey, Paul Gebhard, Wardell Pomeroy and others and published by Saunders.

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Kurt Freund

Kurt Freund (17 January 1914 – 23 October 1996) was a Czech-Canadian physician and sexologist best known for developing phallometry (the objective measurement of sexual arousal in males), research studies in pedophilia, and for the "courtship disorder" hypothesis as a taxonomy of certain paraphilias (voyeurism, exhibitionism, toucherism, frotteurism, and what he called "preferential rape").

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LGBT rights by country or territory

Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary greatly by country or territory; everything from the legal recognition of same-sex marriage to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex romantic/sexual activity or identity.

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is an imprint of the publishing conglomerate Wolters Kluwer.

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List of sexology journals

This is a representative list of academic and scientific journals in sexology and its various subfields.

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List of sexology organizations

This is a list of organizations and institutions of professional sexologists, sex researchers, and sexual behavior scientists.

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Magnus Hirschfeld

Magnus Hirschfeld (14 May 1868 – 14 May 1935) was a German Jewish physician and sexologist educated primarily in Germany; he based his practice in Berlin-Charlottenburg.

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Martin Dannecker

Martin Dannecker (born 1942 in Oberndorf am Neckar) is a German sexologist and author.

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Mary Calderone

Mary Steichen Calderone (July 1, 1904 – October 24, 1998) was a physician and a public health advocate for sexual education.

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Masters and Johnson

The Masters and Johnson research team, composed of William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson, pioneered research into the nature of human sexual response and the diagnosis and treatment of sexual disorders and dysfunctions from 1957 until the 1990s.

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Masters and Johnson Institute

The Masters and Johnson Institute (1964–1994) was the clinical and research foundation of sexologist duo Masters and Johnson.

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Masturbation is the sexual stimulation of one's own genitals for sexual arousal or other sexual pleasure, usually to the point of orgasm.

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Max Marcuse

Max Marcuse (April 14, 1877, BerlinJune 24, 1963, Tel Aviv) was a Jewish-German dermatologist and sexologist.

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Medicine is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Milton Diamond

Milton Diamond (born March 6, 1934 in New York City) is a Professor Emeritus of anatomy and reproductive biology at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

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Napoleonic Code

The Napoleonic Code (officially Code civil des Français, referred to as (le) Code civil) is the French civil code established under Napoléon I in 1804.

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Narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one's own attributes.

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Nazi Party

The National Socialist German Workers' Party (abbreviated NSDAP), commonly referred to in English as the Nazi Party, was a far-right political party in Germany that was active between 1920 and 1945 and supported the ideology of Nazism.

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Oswalt Kolle

Oswalt Kolle (2 October 1928, Kiel – 24 September 2010, Amsterdam) was a German sex educator, who became famous during the late 1960s and early 1970s for his numerous pioneering books and films on human sexuality.

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Otto Gross

Otto Hans Adolf Gross (17 March 1877 – 13 February 1920) was an Austrian psychoanalyst.

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Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – 17/18 AD), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus.

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Paraphilia (previously known as sexual perversion and sexual deviation) is the experience of intense sexual arousal to atypical objects, situations, fantasies, behaviors, or individuals.

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Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Paul Gebhard

Paul Henry Gebhard (July 3, 1917 – July 9, 2015) was an American anthropologist and sexologist.

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

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Penile plethysmograph

Penile plethysmography (PPG) or phallometry is measurement of bloodflow to the penis, typically used as a proxy for measurement of sexual arousal.

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Philosophy of sex

Philosophy of sex is an aspect of applied philosophy involved with the study of sex and love.

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Political science

Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.

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Porn Studies

Porn Studies is a quarterly peer-reviewed academic journal covering the study of pornography.

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Preben Hertoft

Preben Hertoft (5 January 1928 – 26 February 2017), was a Danish psychiatrist and professor in medical sexology, senior doctorate in medicine.

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Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.

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Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.

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Psychopathia Sexualis (book)

Psychopathia Sexualis (Psychopathy of Sex), by Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, is one of the first texts about sexual pathology.

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Puberty is the process of physical changes through which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction.

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Ray Blanchard

Ray Milton Blanchard (born October 9, 1945) is an American-Canadian sexologist, best known for his research studies on pedophilia, transsexualism, and sexual orientation.

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Richard von Krafft-Ebing

Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing (1840-1902; full name Richard Fridolin Joseph Freiherr Krafft von Festenberg auf Frohnberg, genannt von Ebing) was an Austro–German psychiatrist and author of the foundational work Psychopathia Sexualis (1886).

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Robert Latou Dickinson

Robert Latou Dickinson (1861-1950) was an American obstetrician and gynecologist, surgeon, maternal health educator, artist, sculptor and medical illustrator, and research scientist.

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Robert Stoller

Robert Jesse Stoller (December 15, 1924 – September 6, 1991), was an American Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA Medical School and a researcher at the UCLA Gender Identity Clinic.

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Rolf Gindorf

Rolf Gindorf (14 May 1939 – 26 March 2016) was a German sexologist.

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Scientific-Humanitarian Committee

The Scientific-Humanitarian Committee (German: Wissenschaftlich-humanitäres Komitee, WhK) was founded in Berlin on 14 or 15 May 1897, to campaign for social recognition of gay, bisexual and transgender men and women, and against their legal persecution.

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Sex education

Sex education is the instruction of issues relating to human sexuality, including emotional relations and responsibilities, human sexual anatomy, sexual activity, sexual reproduction, age of consent, reproductive health, reproductive rights, safe sex, birth control and sexual abstinence.

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Sex manual

Sex manuals are books which explain how to perform sexual practices; they also commonly feature advice on birth control, and sometimes on safe sex and sexual relationships.

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Sex offender

A sex offender (sexual offender, sex abuser, or sexual abuser) is a person who has committed a sex crime.

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Sex therapy

Sex therapy is a strategy for the improvement of sexual function and treatment of sexual dysfunction.

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Sexological testing

Sexuality can be inscribed in a multidimensional model comprising different aspects of human life: biology, reproduction, culture, entertainment, relationships and love.

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Sexophobia is the fear of sexual organs or sexual activities and, in a larger sense, the fear of sexuality.

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Sexual arousal

Sexual arousal (also sexual excitement) is the arousal of sexual desire, during or in anticipation of sexual activity.

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Sexual dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction (or sexual malfunction or sexual disorder) is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm.

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Sexual orientation

Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender.

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Sexually transmitted infection

Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sexual activity, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.

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Shere Hite

Shere Hite (born November 2, 1942) is an American-born German sex educator and feminist.

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

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Social criticism

The term social criticism often refers to a mode of criticism that locates the reasons for malicious conditions in a society considered to be in a flawed social structure.

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Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.

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In any given society, a taboo is an implicit prohibition or strong discouragement against something (usually against an utterance or behavior) based on a cultural feeling that it is either too repulsive or dangerous, or, perhaps, too sacred for ordinary people.

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The Perfumed Garden

The Perfumed Garden of Sensual Delight (الروض العاطر في نزهة الخاطر Al-rawḍ al-ʿāṭir fī nuzhaẗ al-ḫāṭir) by Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Nafzawi is a fifteenth-century Arabic sex manual and work of erotic literature.

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The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia

The Sexual Life of Savages in North-Western Melanesia (Życie seksualne dzikich w północno-zachodniej Melanezji) is a 1929 book by anthropologist Bronisław Malinowski.

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Theodoor Hendrik van de Velde

Theodoor Hendrik van de Velde (12 February 1873, Leeuwarden – 27 April 1937 near Locarno in a plane crash) was a Dutch physician and gynæcologist who served as director at the Gynæcological Institute in Haarlem.

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Theodor Reik

Theodor Reik (12 May 1888, Vienna – 31 December 1969, New York) was a psychoanalyst who trained as one of Freud's first students in Vienna, Austria, and was a pioneer of lay analysis in the United States.

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Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex.

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Transsexual people experience a gender identity that is inconsistent with, or not culturally associated with, their assigned sex, and desire to permanently transition to the gender with which they identify, usually seeking medical assistance (including hormone replacement therapy and other sex reassignment therapies) to help them align their body with their identified sex or gender.

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Transvestism is the practice of dressing and acting in a style or manner traditionally associated with the opposite sex.

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Vātsyāyana is the name of an ancient Indian philosopher, known for writing the Kama Sutra, the most famous book in the world on human sexuality.

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Vern Bullough

Vern Leroy Bullough (July 24, 1928 – June 21, 2006) was an American historian and sexologist.

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Victorian morality

Victorian morality is a distillation of the moral views of people living during the time of Queen Victoria's reign (1837–1901), the Victorian era, and of the moral climate of Great Britain in the mid-19th century in general.

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Virginia E. Johnson

Virginia E. Johnson, born Mary Virginia Eshelman (February 11, 1925 – July 24, 2013), was an American sexologist, best known as a member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team.

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Volkmar Sigusch

Volkmar Sigusch (born June 11, 1940) is a German sexologist, physician and sociologist.

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Wardell Pomeroy

Wardell Baxter Pomeroy (December 6, 1913 – September 6, 2001) was an American sexologist and co-author with Alfred C. Kinsey.

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Wilhelm Fliess

Wilhelm Fliess (Wilhelm Fließ; 24 October 1858 – 13 October 1928) was a German Jewish otolaryngologist who practised in Berlin.

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Wilhelm Reich

Wilhelm Reich (24 March 1897 – 3 November 1957) was an Austrian doctor of medicine and psychoanalyst, a member of the second generation of analysts after Sigmund Freud.

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Wilhelm Stekel

Wilhelm Stekel (18 March 1868 – 25 June 1940) was an Austrian physician and psychologist, who became one of Sigmund Freud's earliest followers, and was once described as "Freud's most distinguished pupil".

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William Masters

William Howell Masters (December 27, 1915 – February 16, 2001) was an American gynecologist, best known as the senior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team.

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Women's Studies International Forum

Women's Studies International Forum is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering feminist research in the area of women's studies and other disciplines.

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