An historical perspective of incest
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- Serrano, A.C. & Gunzburger, D.W. International Journal of Family Therapy (1983) 5: 70. doi:10.1007/BF00924434
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Incest has been documented in most civilizations and for as long as can be remembered. This article begins with a brief historical overview of incest across cultures and times. The second part includes a review of several theories that place the significance of the incest taboo in an historical continuum.