1886, German psychiatrist Richard von Krafft-Ebing wrote one of the first works of what we’d currently call sexology, Psychopathia Sexualis: eine Klinisch-Forensische Studie (or Sexual Psychopathy: A Clinical-Forensic Study). The book is where the terms “sadist” and “masochist” were coined, the term sadist being named after French novelist Marquis…

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