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Grossman, L. (1992). An Example of "Character Perversion" in a Woman. Psychoanal Q., 61:581-589.

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(1992). Psychoanalytic Quarterly, 61:581-589

An Example of "Character Perversion" in a Woman

Lee Grossman, M.D. Author Information


A case is presented to illustrate the suggestion that the character traits described by Arlow as "character perversion" occur in women as well as in men, and may be motivated by depressive affect as well as by castration anxiety.

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