Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To find an Author in a Video…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To find an Author in a Video, go to the Search Section found on the top left side of the homepage. Then, select “All Video Streams” in the Source menu. Finally, write the name of the Author in the “Search for Words or Phrases in Context” area and click the Search button.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

(1973). Seminars in Psychiatry. III, 1971: The Psychotherapy of Exhibitionists in a Court Clinic Setting. Thomas P. Hackett. Pp. 297-306.. Psychoanal Q., 42:162-163.
Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing: Seminars in Psychiatry. III, 1971: The Psychotherapy of Exhibitionists in a Court Clinic Setting. Thomas P. Hackett. Pp. 297-306.

(1973). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 42:162-163

Seminars in Psychiatry. III, 1971: The Psychotherapy of Exhibitionists in a Court Clinic Setting. Thomas P. Hackett. Pp. 297-306.

The treatment of exhibitionists referred by the court is described in this paper. The patients were in general sexually inhibited and had fewer heterosexual contacts than would normally be expected. Most came from backgrounds requiring suppression of anger. As a result of his understanding that effective treatment focused on conflicts having to do with the awareness and discharge of anger, Hackett was able to complete treatment successfully in a period of six months. The problem of the return of the desire to expose was handled with the suggestion

- 162 -

that in doing so, patients caused themselves pain. Avoidance of acting out of the wish leads to revelation of the underlying dynamic which the author feels to be anger. Alternative means of expressing anger were encouraged. Hackett emphasizes that apparently treatment must be forced upon the exhibitionist even though once involved, he will usually coöperate actively. Finally, he suggests the use of hormone therapy to decrease the desire to exhibit.

- 163 -

Article Citation

(1973). Seminars in Psychiatry. III, 1971. Psychoanal. Q., 42:162-163

Copyright © 2021, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.