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One can readily be overwhelmed by the tremendous number of publications devoted to sexuality and psychosexual disorders, most of which prove to be exaggerated, sensationalistic, and all too frequently grossly inaccurate. Allen's Textbook stands as as distinct contrast to these writings and provides a valuable source of information for the physician. Psychosexual disorders are viewed within the medical model and treated as psychiatric diseases that frequently result in turmoil and unhappiness for the patient, his family, and community.
Following the basic concept that psychosexual illness is a aberration of the sexual instinct, dependent on biological and experiential factors, consideration is
A Textbook of Psychosexual Disorders.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:507. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-3-507_2
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