Sexuality in females with "hysteria".

@article{Prosen1967SexualityIF,
  title={Sexuality in females with "hysteria".},
  author={Harry Prosen},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  year={1967},
  volume={124 5},
  pages={
          687-92
        }
}
Much has been written on sexuality in female hysterics. No author seems to have established a direct relationship between frigidity and hysteria. The literature shows confusion in the definition of hysterical personality. Many hysterics have a strong pregenital element added to the genital fixation. Two cases are presented of women with the ability to achieve and enjoy an unusual amount of sexual pleasure in heterosexual relationships. Both of these patients had earlier incestuous ties in which… CONTINUE READING

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