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This widely adopted text and clinical reference provides a comprehensive guide to assessment and treatment of all of the major female and male sexual dysfunctions. Leading authorities demonstrate effective ways to integrate psychological, interpersonal, and medical interventions. Every chapter includes detailed clinical examples illustrating the process of therapy and the factors that influence treatment outcomes. New to This Edition Incorporates major advances in research and practice. Chapter topics including persistent genital arousal disorder in women, sexual desire disorders in men, physical therapy for female sexual pain, treatment of sexual abuse survivors, sexuality and culture, and sexual pharmacology. Chapters on sexual difficulties associated with chronic medical illness, as well as sexual interest and desire disorders in both women and men.
The loss or lack of interest in sex is a common complaint in sex therapy. Organized around in-depth case presentations, this book showcases effective treatment approaches for individuals and couples. The contributors are highly skilled therapists who explore the complexity of sexual desire problems and offer detailed descriptions of clinical techniques. The book illuminates the complex interplay of biological, psychological, interpersonal, contextual, and cultural factors that need to be considered in assessment and intervention. Concise chapter introductions by editor Sandra R. Leiblum summarize key themes and provide a context for understanding each author's approach.
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