Erection Research

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Introduction

Some individuals with little factual information on penile erections may be vulnerable to an unnecessary anxiety which may become one of the issues of concern for therapist and client.  Some may consider penile enhancement surgery—without benefit of accurate data on the flaccid and/or erect penis.

The present study reanalyzes extant but underused data from The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction and presents new data to provide a general description of the main visual traits of the erect penis: shape, angle, and length.  Given the social limitations on methods of data collection in this area, the new data base is small.  Yet, as will be seen in the review of literature, the new data presented here are unique in the degree to which they have been directly verified by the researcher.  Therapists and health professionals may find the description useful in their efforts to provide clients a basis for understanding the great variation that is included within the normal range of penile erections.

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