Item description for Psychopathia Sexualis: The Case Histories by Richard Von Krafft-Ebing...
This landmark study of sexual mania, deviation and perversity is presented in a new, modern translation highlighting the cases chosen by KrafftEbing to appear in the 12th and final edition of the book, the culmination of his life's work. An essential reference for those interested in the development of medical and psychiatric diagnosis of sexual derangement, Psychopathia Sexualis is also a fascinating document for those drawn to the darker side of human sexuality and behaviour. Cases range from Jack the Ripper to the most obscure and extreme instances of perversion known to 19th century psychiatrists and criminologists.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.8" Width: 5.4" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Release Date Apr 29, 2006
Publisher Wet Angel Books
ISBN 1902588762 ISBN13 9781902588766
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More About Richard Von Krafft-Ebing
Richard von Krafft-Ebing, a German neurologist, was born in 1840 and died in 1902. He is credited with important work on epilepsy, "hemicrania", and "paralysis agitans", but his continuing fame (and infamy) rests solely on "Psychopathia Sexualis".
Richard von Krafft-Ebing was born in 1840 and died in 1902.