The Sex Fantasy Questionnaire: an update

@article{Wilson2010TheSF,
  title={The Sex Fantasy Questionnaire: an update},
  author={Glenn D. Wilson},
  journal={Sexual and Relationship Therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={25},
  pages={68 - 72}
}
  • G. Wilson
  • Published 1 February 2010
  • Psychology
  • Sexual and Relationship Therapy
My interest in sexual fantasies began at a time when I was exploring evolutionary approaches to the study of human sexuality and male-female differences (Wilson, 1978, 1979, 1981). This viewpoint attracted great hostility at the time but now seems widely accepted, with chapters appearing in most introductory psychology texts. It seemed to me that fantasies, being relatively unfettered by social constraints, were closer to basic instincts than overt behaviour or public opinions, making them a… 

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