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The Sadomasochism Checklist : A Tool for the Assessment of Sadomasochistic Behavior

The Sadomasochism Checklist : A Tool for the Assessment of Sadomasochistic Behavior

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WEIERSTALL, Roland, Gilda GIEBEL, 2017. The Sadomasochism Checklist : A Tool for the Assessment of Sadomasochistic Behavior. In: Archives of Sexual Behavior. 46(3), pp. 735-745. ISSN 0004-0002. eISSN 1573-2800. Available under: doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0789-0

@article{Weierstall2017-04Sadom-38760, title={The Sadomasochism Checklist : A Tool for the Assessment of Sadomasochistic Behavior}, year={2017}, doi={10.1007/s10508-016-0789-0}, number={3}, volume={46}, issn={0004-0002}, journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior}, pages={735--745}, author={Weierstall, Roland and Giebel, Gilda} }

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