Sexual Life pp 120-143 | Cite as

Erection Problems

  • Stephen B. Levine
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)


The penis is attached to the heart. It is the male organ of emotional connection. The psychogenically impotent man’s penis knows something that his conscious mind is not permitted to realize; it should be trusted.


Erectile Dysfunction Sexual Identity Penile Prosthesis Performance Anxiety Nocturnal Penile Tumescence 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen B. Levine
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  1. 1.Center for Human Sexuality, Department of Psychiatry, University Hospitals of ClevelandCase Western Reserve University School of MedicineClevelandUSA

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