Between Pleasure and Pain: A Pilot Study on the Biological Mechanisms Associated With BDSM Interactions in Dominants and Submissives.

@article{Wuyts2020BetweenPA,
  title={Between Pleasure and Pain: A Pilot Study on the Biological Mechanisms Associated With BDSM Interactions in Dominants and Submissives.},
  author={Elise Wuyts and Nele De Neef and Violette Coppens and Erik Fransen and Eline Schellens and Maarten Van Der Pol and Manuel Morrens},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2020}
}
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