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PEP-Easy Tip: To save PEP-Easy to the home screen

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To start PEP-Easy without first opening your browser–just as you would start a mobile app, you can save a shortcut to your home screen.

First, in Chrome or Safari, depending on your platform, open PEP-Easy from  You want to be on the default start screen, so you have a clean workspace.

Then, depending on your mobile device…follow the instructions below:


  1. Tap on the share icon  Action navigation bar and tab bar icon
  2. In the bottom list, tap on ‘Add to home screen’
  3. In the “Add to Home” confirmation “bubble”, tap “Add”

On Android:

  1. Tap on the Chrome menu (Vertical Ellipses)
  2. Select “Add to Home Screen” from the menu


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

Sullivan, H.S. (1926). Erogenous Maturation. Psychoanal. Rev., 13(1):1-15.

(1926). Psychoanalytic Review, 13(1):1-15

Original Articles

Erogenous Maturation

Harry Stack Sullivan

The theory of adolescent sexuality, as reflected in psychoanalytic writings, is in an unsatisfactory condition. One may summarize the doctrine of the male as the displacement by castration fear, of the phallic phase of infantile sexuality with as a result the latency period; also the genital localization by displacement from the other erogenous zones. This is highly plausible; it is an interpretation which would be accepted by almost any patient when confronted with the necessity of “explaining” (finding a causal series in) the vague recollections of events and the unclear affective experiences, which they bring up by free association from the period of early childhood. As in case of the “law” of talion expectation, there is a good deal behind the doctrine—quite enough to insure the experience of belief in dealing with retrospective phantasy to fill gaps in the associational material. In the therapy of the psychoneuroses, there is no acute need for a more precise formula. In the graver psychoses, however, where demonstrations of actual ontogenesis are seen, one feels the need for an explanation, not in sketchy outline, but in full—a fundamental hypothesis of sexuality.

Research in mental dynamics must have regard always for the dimension of time. The most appalling errors enter our speculations upon disregard of this factor.

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