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[Info] Ahbel-Rappe, Karin. »"I no Longer Believe": Did Freud Abandon the Seduction Theory?« Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 54 (2006): 171-199.

[Info] Angelides, Steven. »Historicizing Affect, Psychoanalyzing History: Pedophilia and the Discourse of Child Sexuality.« Journal of Homosexuality 46 (2003): 79-109.

[Info] Angelides, Steven. »Feminism, Child Sexual Abuse, and the Erasure of Child Sexuality.« GLQ 10 (2004): 141-177.

[Info] Blass, Rachel B., et al. »The value of the historical perspective to contemporary psychoanalysis: Freud’s ‘seduction hypothesis’.« International Journal of Psychoanalysis 75 (1994): 677-694.

[Info] Borch-Jacobsen, Mikkel. »Neurotica. Freud and the seduction theory.« October 76 (1996): 15-43.

[Info] Brown, Paul, et al. »Memories of Sexual Abuse: Janet's Critique of Freud, A Balanced Approach.« Psychological Reports 82 (1998): 1027-1043.

[Info] Collings, Steven J. »See No Evil, Hear No Evil: The Rise and Fall of Child Sexual Abuse in the 20th Century.« Psychology in Society No. 38 (2009): 61-73.

[Info] De Block, Andreas, et al. »Pathologizing Sexual Deviance: A History.« Journal of Sex Research 50 (2013): 276-298.

[Info] Eissler, Kurt R. »Comments on erroneous interpretations of Freud seduction theory.« Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 41 (1993): 571-583.

[Info] Eissler, Kurt R. Freud and the seduction theory. A brief love affair. Madison 2001.

[Info] Esterson, Allen. »Jeffrey Masson and Freud’s seduction theory. A new fable based on old myths.« History of the human sciences 11 (1998): 1-21.

[Info] Esterson, Allen. »The mythologizing of psychoanalytic history. Deception and self-deception in Freud’s accounts of the seduction theory episode.« History of psychiatry 12 (2001): 329-352.

[Info] Esterson, Allen. »The myth of Freud’s ostracism by the medical community in 1896-1905. Jeffrey Masson’s Assault on TruthHistory of psychology 5 (2002): 115-134.

[Info] Forrester, John. »Rape, Seduction and Psychoanalysis.« Rape: An Historical and Social Enquiry. Edited by Sylvana Tomaselli et al. Oxford 1986: 57-83.

[ [Info] Garcia, Emanuel E. »Freud’s seduction theory.« Psychoanalytic study of the child 42 (1987): 443-468.

[Info] Gleaves, David H., et al. »Recent reformulations of Freud’s development and abandonment of his seduction theory. Historical/scientific clarification or a continued assault on truth?« History of psychology 2 (1999): 324-354.

[Info] Good, Michael I. »Karl Abraham, Sigmund Freud, and the fate of the seduction theory.« Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 43 (1995): 1137-1167.

[Info] Holland, Norman N. »Massonic wrongs.« American imago 46 (1989): 329-352.

[Info] Hult, Jose. »The re-emergence of memory recovery. Return of seduction theory and birth of survivorship.« History of the human sciences 18 (2005): 127-142.

[Info] Israëls, Han, et al. »The seduction theory.« History of Psychiatry 4 (1993): 23-59.

[Info] Izenberg, Gerald N. »Seduced and abandoned: The rise and fall of Freud's seduction theory.« The Cambridge Companion to Freud. Edited by Jerome Neu. Cambridge 1991: 25-43.

[Info] Krüll, Marianne. Freud und sein Vater. Die Entstehung der Psychoanalyse und Freuds ungelöste Vaterbindung. Munich 1979.

[Info] Krüll, Marianne. Padre e figlio. Vita familiare di Freud. Turin 1982.

[Info] Krüll, Marianne. Sigmund, fils de Jacob. Un lien non dénoué. Paris 1983.

[Info] Krüll, Marianne. Freud and his father. New York 1986.

[Info] Krüll, Marianne. ?. Tokyo 1987.

[Info] Kupfersmid, Joel. »The "defense" of Sigmund Freud.« Psychotherapy 29 (1992): 297-309.

[Info] Lothane, Zvi. »Freud’s alleged repudiation of the seduction theory revisited. Facts and fallacies.« Psychoanalytic review 88 (2001): 673-723.

[Info] Makari, George J. »The seductions of history. Sexual trauma in Freud’s theory and historiography.« International journal of psychoanalysis 79 (1998): 857-869.

[Info] Masson, Jeffrey M. Angrebet på sandheden. Hvorfor svigtede Freud sin forførelsesteori. Copenhagen 1984.

[Info] Masson, Jeffrey M. Assalto alla verita. La rinuncia di Freud alla teoria della seduzione. Milan 1984.

[Info] Masson Jeffrey M. The assault on truth. Freud’s suppression of the seduction theory. London 1984.

[Info] Masson, Jeffrey M. Sveket mot sanningen. Hur Freud kom att överge sin förförelseteori. Stockholm 1984.

[Info] Masson, Jeffrey M. Was hat man dir, du armes Kind, getan? Oder: was Freud nicht wahrhaben wollte. Reinbek 1984.

[Info] Masters, Ardyce. »Freud, seduction and his father.« Journal of psychohistory 15 (1988): 501-509.

[Info] McCullough, Maurice L. »Freud’s seduction theory and its rehabilitation. A saga of one mistake after another.« Review of general psychology 5 (2001): 3-22.

[Info] McOmber, James B. »Silencing the patient. Freud, sexual abuse, and "The Etiology of Hysteria".« Quarterly journal of speech 82 (1996): 343-363.

[Info] Murphy, Sara. »Freud, Sigmund/Freudian theory.« Encyclopedia of rape. Edited by Merril D. Smith. Westport 2004: 82-83.

[Info] Paul, Robert A. »Freud and the seduction theory. A critical examination of Masson’s The Assault on TruthJournal of psychoanalytic anthropology 8 (1985): 161-187.

[Info] Powell, Russell A., et al. »Did Freud mislead patients to confabulate memories of abuse?« Psychological reports 74 (1994): 1283-1298.

[Info] Powell, Russell A., et al. »Did Freud misinterpret reported memories of sexual abuse as fantasies?« Psychological reports 77 (1995): 563-570.

[Info] Powell, Russell A., et al. »Did Freud mislead patients to confabulate memories of abuse? A reply to Gleaves and Hernandez (1999).« Psychological reports 95 (2004): 863-877.

[Info] Rosenman, Stanley. »Guardians, ferrets and defilers of the treasure. The Masson-Freudians controversy.« Journal of psychohistory 16 (1989): 297-321.

[Info] Schimek, Jean O. »Fact and fantasy in the seduction theory. A historical review.« Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 35 (1987): 937-965.

[Info] Schusdek, Alexander. »Freud’s "seduction theory". A reconstruction.« Journal of the history of behavioral sciences 2 (1966): 159-166.

[Info] Triplett, Hall. »The misnomer of Freud’s "seduction theory".« Journal of the history of ideas 65 (2004): 647-665.

[Info] Wasserman, Saul, et al. »An Overview of the History of Child Sexual Abuse and Sigmund Freud's Contributions.« The Sexual Abuse of Children: Theory and Research. Vol. I. Edited by William O'Donohue et al. Hillsdale 1992: 49-72.

[Info] Westerlund, Elaine. »Freud on sexual trauma. An historical review of seduction and betrayal.« Psychology of women quarterly 10 (1996): 297-309.

[Info] Wolf, Elizabeth K., et al. »Psychoanalysis and Child Sexual Abuse: A Review of the Post-Freudian Literature.« Psychoanalytic Psychology 8 (1991): 305-327.