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Treating sexual disorders /
Randolph S. Charlton, editor, Irvin D. Yalom, general editor.
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San Francisco, Calif. : Jossy-Bass Publishers, c1997.
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xxiv, 348 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0787903116 (alk. paper)
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imprint
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossy-Bass Publishers, c1997.
isbn
0787903116 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
717981
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Successful treatment of sexual disorders is a multifaceted task, complicated by the need to understand the interaction of a variety of psychological and physiological processes. The therapy of sexual difficulties is made more difficult by the pervasive sense of shame that is part and parcel of every intimate discussion of sexual matters.'Sex therapy? has progressed radically since the days when Masters and Johnson first published their groundbreaking work. To addresses the nature and treatment of sexual dysfunction, the contributors of this volume offer clinical techniques derived from sex therapy, couples and marital therapy, behavior therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Theoretical concepts are presented to help the reader understand the reasons behind the most effective and up-to-date therapeutic interventions for the treatment of each of the sexual dysfunctions listed in the DSM IV.Treating Sexual Disorders is written with wisdom, kindness, and empathy for clinicians and their clients. Crafted to be accessible to novice clinicians, and experienced therapists, as well as experts in sexual dysfunction, the book is filled with down-to-earth advice and case examples. Each chapter author is an experienced therapist who presents his or her own personal experience of working with sexual issues. The reader will find a variety of examples of therapeutic methods of dealing with the special transference/countertransference issues that occur in the treatment of clients with sexual dysfunction.
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Doody's Reviews, June 1997
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Long Description
Sex therapy has changed radically since the days when Masters and Johnson first published their groundbreaking work. Treating Sexual Disorders addresses the current thought on the subject of sexual dysfunction as contributors share clinical techniques and case studies derived from sex therapy, couples and marital therapy, behavior therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Theoretical concepts are also presented to clarify the reasoning behind the most effective and up-to-date interventions for each of the sexual dysfunctions listed in the DSM IV.Written with wisdom, empathy and down-to-earth advice for both clinicians and their clients, this volume offers valuable insights for both novice and experienced therapists, as well as experts in sexual dysfunction.
Main Description
A Volume in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique Addresses the most current thought on sexual dysfunction. Shared here are clinical techniques and case studies derived from sex therapy, couples and marital therapy, behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy and psychoanalysis. Also clarified is the reasoning behind the most effective and up-to-date interventions.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Talking and Thinking About Sexuality
A Therapist's Guide to the Physiology of Sexual Response
Evaluation of Sexual Disorders
Medical Evaluation of Sexual Function Gynecological Evaluation of Sexual Disorders, Urological Evaluation of Sexual Disorders, Sleep Clinic Assessment of Erectile Dysfunction
Passion and Intimacy: The Foundations of Sexuality
Couple Therapy of Sexual Disorders
Disorders of Desire
Treatment of Arousal and Orgasm Disorders
Treatment of Paraphilias
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