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The dual control model: The role of sexual inhibition and excitation in sexual arousal and behavior.

@inproceedings{Janssen2007TheDC,
  title={The dual control model: The role of sexual inhibition and excitation in sexual arousal and behavior.},
  author={Erick Janssen and J. H. J. Bancroft},
  year={2007}
}
Psychophysiological studies of sexuality have largely, if not completely, ignored issues of individual variability in responsiveness. Most of the research published in this area involves the comparison of subject groups, experimental conditions, or treatments. The few attempts to evaluate individual variability have been restricted to the measurement of sexual attitudes and behavioral tendencies. Erotophobia-erotophilia is a well-known example (Fisher, Byrne, White, & Kelley, 1988). This… Expand
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