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By Vergilius Ferm

ISBN-10: 0806537558

ISBN-13: 9780806537559

This finished and distinct dictionary attracts from the services of a number of individuals to boot Ferm’s personal large wisdom of pastoral psychology to convey readers a great creation to the sector. Dictionary of Pastoral Psychology contains an in depth headword record and easy-to-use move references of phrases, and it'll be a useful and lasting reference resource to scholars of the field.

Vergilius Ferm is the writer of numerous reference titles in philosophy, together with Dictionary of Pastoral Psychology and A heritage of Philosophical platforms. He taught on the university of Wooster, the place he served because the head of the dept of Philosophy and was once the Compton Professor of Philosophy.

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It represents the psychic aspect of the slow attainment of tumescence, the method of securing contrectation. Even among the hermaphroditic slugs an elaborate courtship is found ; each partner slowly follows the other's movements ; they crawl round each other ; one rests its mouth on the caudal end of the other ; they emit large quantities of mucus ; finally the organs of generation are protruded, to twist and curve around each other, assuming beautiful shapes and taking on iridescent colours until tumescence is completed.

MOLL, Sexual Life of the Child. HAVELOCK ELLIS, " Analysis of the Sexual Impulse," Vol. Ill, and " The Mechanism of Detumescence/' Vol. V, of Studies in the Psychology of Sex. Tn. VAN DE VELDE, Ideal Marriage; Fertility and Sterility in Marriage. Erogenic Zones This is the name now given to regions of the body which in the process of tumescence are found to be sexually hyper- THE BIOLOGY OF SEX 25 aesthetic. Some regions are normally so in all healthy persons ; other regions of the body, indeed almost or quite any region of the body surface, may be sexually sensitive in special cases, the degree of such sensitiveness being liable to vary at different times and being naturally greater when there is a state of emotional predisposition.

After satisfactory detumescence women may experience a feeling as of intoxication, lasting for several hours, that is followed by no evil reaction. Thus we see that tumescence and detumescence are not two distinct processes but one process with two phases. That process represents Nature's method of highly charging the organism in order to discharge it in the act of orgasm which, by liberating the generative cells and effecting their union, achieves the supreme end of reproduction, and, when that ^end is inhibited, still effects changes throughout the organism which are physically and psychically beneficial.

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