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Such a definition fails to make the distinction between a deprivation that is
unimportant to the organism (easily substituted for, with few serious after effects)
and, on the other hand, a deprivation that is at the same time a threat to the
Clinical work with nonneurotic people gives the clear answer that sexual
deprivation becomes pathogenic in a severe sense only when it is felt by the
individual to represent rejection by the opposite sex, inferiority, lack of worth, lack
of respect, ...
From this point of view, it follows that the phenomenon of threatening frustration is
much more closely allied to other threat situations than it is to mere deprivation.
The classic effects of frustration are also found frequently to be a consequence ...
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