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Case study of eroticism, example 2
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American Philosophical Society, ERO, MSC77,SerI,Box 38, A:31744

Case study of eroticism, example 2

[document identification number]44:316 [end document identification number] Eroticism Propositus: [Venus symbol], b1881, as a child was irritable, sometimes silent and sullen, sometimes talkative. She acknowledges having practised masturbation from childhood. She made her attendance at church an excuse for being out late at night, and was in the habit of not returning home, but spending the night on the piazza of one of the houses on the way. She says she has always been attractive to boys and men and acknowledges immoral relations with them. In 1909 she was admitted to a State Hospital for the Insane. Fraternity: 1 [Mars symbol], [strikeout] 27 [end strikeout] is regarded as eccentric at 27. 2 [Venus symbol], complains of nervousness; was married before 18. 3 [Mars symbol], of average intelligence. Father: was a good worker, easy going in disposition, temperate and not peculiar mentally. Father's father: no data Father's Mother: Her two children, born when she was quite young, were by different fathers to neither of whom she was married and it is thought she may have been taken advantage of during one of her periods of nervousness and weakness. Her second child was a temperate but somewhat nervous man. [date stamp] June 30 1930 [end date stamp]

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