The minute Kino International produced film has a documentary quality. The taboo and sensational, particularly in the vein of narrative accounts and the purported validity of first-hand experience, laid a foundation for our historical understanding of human sexuality in this epic work that continues to shape our views on aberrant behavior while titillating our senses.
He was the first to claim innate homosexual tendency and advocated for its therapeutic treatment. Written in an academic style, its introduction noted that, to discourage lay readersthe author had deliberately chosen a scientific term for the title of the book and that he had written parts of it in Latin for the same purpose.
The institution functioned more as a prison than a hospital. He intended the text to appeal to medical scientific advancement; predominantly expounding upon notions of hereditary deviance, and legal forensics implications of subsequent behavior resulting from sexual degeneracy.
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Oxford English Dictionary 3rd ed. The last edition from the hand of the author the twelfth contained a total of case histories of human sexual behaviour. DOI:
The term "hetero-sexual" is used, but not in chapter or section headings. Austrian neurologist, psychiatrist, and nobleman. Hidden categories: Pages containing links to subscription-only content Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references Articles with Project Gutenberg links Articles with Internet Archive links All stub articles.
During its time, it became the leading medico—legal textual authority on sexual pathology. He was recognized as an authority on deviant sexual behavior and its medicolegal aspects. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Richard von Krafft-Ebing.