Harold Lief

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Harold I. Lief (1917–2007)[1] was an American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He was famous as an advocate of sex education.[2][3] Lief is credited with the introduction in the DSM of the "inhibited sexual desire".[4]


  1. ^ "Harold Lief, 1917-2007 - Contemporary Sexuality". HighBeam Research. Retrieved 2012-08-04.
  2. ^ Pearce, Jeremy (23 March 2007). "Harold I. Lief, Advocate of Sex Education, Dies at 89". The New York Times.
  3. ^ Ruberg, Cynthia Lief; Slowinski, Julian (2007). "In Memoriam: Harold I. Lief, MD". Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. 33 (4): 277–80. doi:10.1080/00926230701401626. PMID 17541847.
  4. ^ Women's Sexual Function and Dysfunction: Study, Diagnosis and Treatment - Irwin Goldstein, Cindy M. Meston, Susan Davis, Abdulmaged Traish - Google Boeken. Books.google.com. Retrieved 2012-08-04.