R W Firestone

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Suicide and self-destructive behavior are strongly influenced by a negative thought process, referred to here as the "voice." The voice process represents a well-integrated pattern of thoughts, attitudes, and beliefs, antithetical to self and hostile toward others, that is at the core of a patient's self-limitations and self-defeating actions. The voice(More)
Negative cognitions are capable of interfering with the natural flow of excitement and sexual desire at any point prior to, during, or following a sexual encounter. The source of these inimical thought patterns can be found in internalized parental attitudes that are transmitted intergenerationally and that also form the basis of sexual stereotyping. This(More)
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