Historical development of new masturbation attitudes in Mormon culture: Silence, secular conformity, counterrevolution, and emerging reform

  title={Historical development of new masturbation attitudes in Mormon culture: Silence, secular conformity, counterrevolution, and emerging reform},
  author={M. Malan and V. Bullough},
  journal={Sexuality and Culture},
This research investigates the development of Mormon masturbation attitudes and reports new data on the psychosexual struggle with masturbation that is prevalent in Mormon culture today. It is the first comprehensive overview of the entire history of Mormon masturbation policies and attitudes from the founding of the church in 1830 to the present. This history is invaluable to researchers, clinicians, educators, clergy, and individuals who seek to understand the unique sexual attitudes within… Expand
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