'Somehow very distasteful': Doctors, Men and Sexual Problems between the Wars

@article{Hall1985SomehowVD,
  title={'Somehow very distasteful': Doctors, Men and Sexual Problems between the Wars},
  author={L. Hall},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  year={1985},
  volume={20},
  pages={553 - 574}
}
  • L. Hall
  • Published 1 October 1985
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of Contemporary History
Three recently published books set out to advise the general practitioner and other concerned doctors about the management and treatment of sexual problems they may come across in the course of their practice. This, it is stated or implied, is a new phenomenon: 'Until recently people were not inclined to seek help for their sexual difficulties. [Most doctors] preferred to avoid the subject rather than reveal their embarrassment, ignorance, and therapeutic impotence;' 'many more men are… Expand
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