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 (krăft′ĕb′ĭng, kräft′ā′bĭng), Baron Richard von 1840-1902.
German psychiatrist noted for his work Psychopathia Sexualis (1886), a collection of case studies of sexual deviance.


(German ˈkraftˈeːbɪŋ)
(Biography) Richard (ˈrɪçart), Baron von Krafft-Ebing. 1840–1902, German neurologist and psychiatrist who pioneered the systematic study of sexual behaviour in Psychopathia Sexualis (1886)


(ˈkræftˈɛb ɪŋ, -ˈeɪ bɪŋ, ˈkrɑft-)

Richard, Baron von, 1840–1902, German neurologist.
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In Erotic Symbolism, Hemingway found clear descriptions of case histories and classical references of the Krafft-Ebing fetishes, which include the symbolism of self-inflicted pain, shoe-fetishism in relation to masochism, the erotic nature of hair and so forth.
Von Krafft-Ebing from his desk and hands it to John.
Attraverso una erudita ricognizione delle influenze scientifiche sottese alla duplice storia di nevrosi ossessiva narrata in Profumo--che spazia da William Hammond a Julian Ochorowicz, da Claud Bernard a Jean-Martin Charcot, da Hippolythe Cloquet a Krafft-Ebing e Cesare Vigna--, Michelacci dimostra come Capuana certo spettacolarizzi il corpo femminile alla maniera dei fisiologi francesi ma, come e meglio che nella Giacinta rivisitata, non lo riduca a oggetto di meccanica, asettica anatomizzazione.
In texts defining and diagnosing Nymphomania in the eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries the term's etymology is never explained (de Bienville, 1775; Krafft-Ebing, 1903).
It was the German psychiatrist Richard von Krafft-Ebing who first introduced the terms "Sadism" and "Masochism"' into institutional medical terminology in his work Neue Forschungen auf dem Gebiet der Psychopathia sexualis ("New Research in the Area of Psychopathology of Sex") in 1890.
In a 1978 paper, (8) he had proposed the adoption of the term 'Kotzwarraism' for the practice of erotic asphyxiation (following the model set down by Richard von Krafft-Ebing in naming 'sadism' after the Marquis de Sade and 'masochism' after Leopold von Sacher-Masoch).
The topics include sexology and literature: on the uses and abuses of fiction; hospitable reading: an approach to life writings of gender and sexual "deviant," inverted acts, perverted identities, and criminal desire in Germany 1864-1914; Adolf Loos, Henry van de Velde, ornament, and crime; normativity and deviance in Richard von Krafft-Ebing's Psychopathia sexualis; and sexuality, forensic psychiatry, and their patients in 20th-century Britain.
3-16; Harry Oosterhuis, Stepchildren of Nature: Krafft-Ebing, Psychiatry, and the Making of Sexual Identity (Chicago, 2000).
Partialism, a paraphilia NOS characterized as sexually arousing fantasies, urges and sexual behaviors with an "exclusive focus on part of the (human) body, " was historically included as part of a broader definition of Fetishism by the 19th century French psychologist Binet (1887), as well as the prominent European sexologists, such as Krafft-Ebing (1965), Ellis (1906), Hirschfeld (1956), and Freud (1928).