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Boehm, F. (1921). Sexual Perversions. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 2:435-436.

(1921). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 2:435-436

Sexual Perversions

Felix Boehm

Frank (9) describes a number of cases of perversions which he has treated during a half sleep state. He found that memories of events that had had a harmful effect on the development of childhood and puberty could be reawakened quickly and without difficulty during hypnosis. The semi-conscious problems and phantasies aroused by external events, the sexual theories of earliest childhood, could not be made conscious. Therefore the investigation in these cases was only a superficial one.

The case of a young girl who showed a number of perverse traits is described in the 'Beobachtung eines Falles von erotischer Perversion mit Neurose' (The observation of a case of erotic perversion with neurosis) (28). The patient's father was a drinker.

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