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April 1951

Sex Questions and Answers: A Guide to Happy Marriage

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1951;65(4):542. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1951.02320040132015

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This book contains the answers to 1,126 questions on sex, which have been classified and divided into 13 groups or chapters. The questions, the authors feel, are of definite interest to the layman, since they are the actual questions submitted anonymously to the authors by men and women of the United States Army when both authors were teaching at the Army's American University in Shrivenham, England, in 1945.

The first chapter, "The Biology of Sex," contains three of the four figures, all of which are schematic line drawings pertaining to the structure of the male and female organs. The fourth figure, appearing later, is one showing full term pregnancy. The remaining 12 chapters contain questions which touch on the very subjects which patients daily ask their physician, psychiatrist, psychoanalyst or psychologist.

The questions are answered directly, in an easy-to-read manner, understandable to the layman. Many questions call for opinions and

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