Psychiatry and Sexual Perversions

Did you know that…..

Psychiatry of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries considered Sexual Perversions to be a form of “degeneracy” caused by hereditary and taint, and often associated with physical stigmata of degeneracy ?

It was not until 1968 that the American Psychiatry Association removed of the list of “Sexual Perversions” any sexual practices.


(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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