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Sleep Walking and Moon Walking

A Medico-Literary Study

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,880 / 199 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.6
LoC Category: B
Downloads: 1,768
Added to site: 2009.11.29
mnybks.net#: 25905
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Psychology
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and gain sexual pleasure thereby. The father then let her ride on his knee, stroked her upon her buttocks and kissed her passionately upon the lips. The desire after the mother became the stronger. When the latter had lain down and the little one had been good, then the child would creep to the mother under the feather bed and snuggle close to her body ("wind herself fast like a serpent"). The mother's firm body gave her extraordinary pleasure, yes, not infrequently it led to the expulsion of a secretion from the cervix uteri. ("The good comes," as she expressed it.) I mention convulsive attacks and enuresis nocturna, as pathological affections of her childhood which belong to my theme. The patient had in fact suffered in her first year a concussion of the brain, through being thrown against a brick wall, with organic eclamptic attacks as a result. The great love which she had experienced because of this led her also later to imitate those attacks hysterically. In the fourth year, for example, when she had to

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