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August 7, 1948

Sex in Our Changing World

JAMA. 1948;137(15):1345. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890490073040

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The author's thesis holds that millions of persons look on sex as a form of diversion and not as the basis of a permanent, lastingly satisfactory relationship. His contribution to the literature is a mixture of scientific comment and crude observation. The volume goes somewhat beyond the borders of popularization of sex knowledge. After reading the author's chapters on homosexual persons and sex crimes, one might recommend that the author real over his own chapter on boundaries of decency.

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