Masturbatory guilt and sexual dysfunction

Aust Fam Physician. 1976 May;5(4):529-33.


Anxiety arising from masturbatory guilt plays a major role in the production of frigidity and impotence. Reduction of this anxiety through greater community awareness of the normality of masturbation is therefore a fertile area for the principles of preventive medicine to be applied.

MeSH terms

  • Family Practice
  • Female
  • Guilt
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Masturbation*
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological*
  • Taboo