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February 1939

Men Past Forty.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1939;63(2):431. doi:10.1001/archinte.1939.00180190233017

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Abstract

This little booklet dealing with impotence and rejuvenation in fairly simple, easy language is obviously intended for the layman, although it may be read with profit by the average practitioner. The reader is adequately admonished to consult only reputable physicians and specialists and to avoid the quack preparations and appliances advertised in sensational magazines. The author is inclined to agree with Steckel and his disciples that psychic impotence greatly predominates over the so-called secondary organic or physiologic form. This point of view undoubtedly will be shared by the majority of the members of the medical profession. The medical treatment and the psychotherapeusis of the condition are outlined. The aphrodisiac yohimbine alone or in combination with various other preparations is favored. The author also lists a number of the foreign and domestic preparations of aphrodisiac and organotherapeutic nature and their manufacturers. The organotherapy and surgical treatment of rejuvenation are discussed with

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