This vintage book contains a psychiatric study of Onanism and Neurosis written by the seminal Austrian psychologist, Wilhelm Stekel. An interesting and comprehensive treatise on the subject written by the authority on early psychoanalytical theory concerning sexuality, this book constitutes a must-have for student’s psychology and collectors of Stekel’s work. Contents include: The Social Function of Onanism, Masturbation and Neurosis, Masturbator - Analysis of a School Boy Who Committed Suicide, Cryptic Masturbation, Psychogenesis of Guilty Conscious, Masturbation and Religion, and General Considerations. Wilhelm Stekel (1868 - 1940) was an Austrian psychologist and physician. He was an early follower of the seminal Sigmund Freud, often described as Freud’s most distinguished pupil and commonly hailed as one of the founding fathers of modern psychoanalytical methodology. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.