Sexual Life pp 37-48 | Cite as

Psychological and Sexual Intimacy

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


The key to an emotionally rich life is the ability to establish and maintain psychological intimacy. Psychological intimacy enables relationships to form, motivates sexual behavior, and soothes the soul.


Sexual Behavior Mental Health Professional Sexual Exploitation Sexual Expression Sexual Intimacy 
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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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