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THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-1
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-2
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-3
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-4
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-5
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-6
THE FIRST WOMAN, AND HER ANTEDILUVIAN DESCENDANTS-7
DEGREES OF SENTIMENTAL ATTACHMENT AT DIFFERENT PERIODS-8
A VIEW OF MATRIMONY IN THREE DIFFERENT LIGHTS
FEMALE FRIENDSHIP
A LETTER TO A NEW MARRIED MAN
ITALIAN DEBAUCHERY
CUSTOM IN THE MOGUL EMPIRE
ANECDOTE OF CAESAR
POWER OF PHILTRES AND CHARMS
LAPLAND AND GREENLAND LADY
ART OF DETERMINING THE PRECISE FIGURE, THE DEGREE OF BEAUTY,THE HABITS, AND THE AGE, OF WOMEN, NOTWITHSTANDING THE AIDS AND DISGUISES OF DRESS
THE IDEAL OF FEMALE BEAUTY; OR A DESCRIPTION OF THE FAMOUS STATUE OF THE VENUS DE MEDICI
AN ESSAY ON MATRIMONY-1
AN ESSAY ON MATRIMONY-2
Three Contributions to the Theory of Sex. PREFACE
THE SEXUAL ABERRATIONS-1.1
DEVIATION IN REFERENCE TO THE SEXUAL AIM-1.2
GENERAL STATEMENTS APPLICABLE TO ALL PERVERSIONS-1.3
PARTIAL IMPULSES AND EROGENOUS ZONES-1.4
THE INFANTILE SEXUALITY-2.1
THE SEXUAL AIM OF THE INFANTILE SEXUALITY-2.2
THE INFANTILE SEXUAL INVESTIGATION-2.3
THE SOURCES OF THE INFANTILE SEXUALITY-2.4
THE TRANSFORMATION OF PUBERTY-3
THE THEORY OF THE LIBIDO-3.1
SUMMARY-3.2
SUMMARY-3.3
INDEX-1
INDEX-2
INDEX-3

the sexual gratification originates during the taking of nourishment, 

the same factor offers also an explanation for the disturbances in the 

taking of nourishment if the erogenous functions of the common zone are 

disturbed. As soon as we know that concentration of attention may 

produce sexual excitement, it is quite natural to assume that acting on 

the same path, but in a contrary direction, the state of sexual 

excitement will be able to influence the availability of the voluntary 

attention. A good part of the symptomatology of the neuroses which I 

trace to disturbance of sexual processes manifests itself in 

disturbances of the other non-sexual bodily functions, and this hitherto 

incomprehensible action becomes less mysterious if it only represents 

the counterpart of the influences controlling the production of the 

sexual excitement. 

 

However the same paths through which sexual disturbances encroach upon 

the other functions of the body must in health be supposed to serve 

another important function. It must be through these paths that the 

attraction of the sexual motive-powers to other than sexual aims, the 

sublimation of sexuality, is accomplished. We must conclude with the 

admission that very little is definitely known concerning the paths 

beyond the fact that they exist, and that they are probably passable in 

both directions. 

 

[1] For it is really impossible to have a correct knowledge of the part 

belonging to heredity without first understanding the part belonging to 

the infantile. 

 

[2] This assertion on revision seemed even to myself so bold that I 

decided to test its correctness by again reviewing the literature. The 

result of this second review did not warrant any change in my original 

statement. The scientific elaboration of the physical as well as the 

psychic phenomena of the infantile sexuality is still in its initial 

stages. One author (S. Bell, "A Preliminary Study of the Emotions of 

Love Between the Sexes," American Journal of Psychology, XIII, 1902) 

says: "I know of no scientist who has given a careful analysis of the 

emotion as it is seen in the adolescent." The only attention given to 

somatic sexual manifestations occurring before the age of puberty was in 

connection with degenerative manifestations, and these were referred to 

as a sign of degeneration. A chapter on the sexual life of children is 

not to be found in all the representative psychologies of this age which 

I have read. Among these works I can mention the following: Preyer; 

Baldwin (The Development of the Mind in the Child and in the Race, 


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