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Psychopathia Sexualis: The Case Histories

by Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing Solar Book
Pub Date:
05/2011
ISBN:
9780982046470
Format:
Pbk 213 pages
Price:
AU$35.99 NZ$38.25
Product Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
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Originally published in 1886, Psychopathia Sexualis was a groundbreaking look at the immense varieties of human sexual behaviour. Based upon case studies compiled by psychiatrist Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing, the book is well known for coining such terms as sadism, masochism, and fetish. Among the other psychosexual proclivities described in the Psychopathia Sexualis are necrophilia, pederasty, coprophilia, bestiality, transvestism, and exhibitionism.

This new, modern translation highlights the 238 case histories chosen by Krafft-Ebing to appear in his final edition of the book. These cases range from Sergeant Bertrand and Jack the Ripper to the most obscure and extreme instances of perversion known to nineteenth-century psychiatrists and criminologists. An essential reference for those interested in the development of medical and psychiatric diagnosis of sexual derangement, Psychopathia Sexualis, in this new edition also features a lengthy introduction by Terence Sellers, a former dominatrix and psychologist in New York.
Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing (1840–1902) was an Austro-German sexologist and psychiatrist. He was head of the psychiatry department at the University of Vienna from 1892 until 1902.

Domino Falls is a translator whose other translations include Wilhelm Stekel’s Sadism And Masochism, also published by Solar Books. She currently lives in Berlin.