Responses to complex erotic stimuli in homosexual and heterosexual males

Mavissakalian, Matig; Blanchard, Edward B.; Abel, Gene C.; Barlow, David H.; Mavissakalian, M; Blanchard, E B; Abel, G C; Barlow, D H
March 1975
British Journal of Psychiatry;Mar75, Vol. 126, p252
Academic Journal
journal article
The article determines what sexual activities produce significantly different sexual responses in homosexual and heterosexual males. Erections were measured concomitantly with subjective reports of sexual arousal and of pleasantness in six homosexual and six heterosexual males. The result indicated that homosexual group responded with significantly greater erections and subjective sexual arousal to the heterosexual and homosexual film than to the single girl or lesbian ones. Furthermore, the lesbian and homosexual films significantly differentiated the two groups.


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