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For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide to Reclaiming Your Sex Life
     

For Women Only: A Revolutionary Guide to Reclaiming Your Sex Life

by Jennifer Berman, Laura Berman, Elisabeth Bumiller
 

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The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller now in a fully revised edition

Dr. Jennifer Berman, one of the few female urologists in the United States, and her sister, Dr. Laura Berman, a sex therapist, wrote this comprehensive handbook for the whole woman to examine all facets of her sexual health. They discuss surprising new information about how the

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The groundbreaking New York Times bestseller now in a fully revised edition

Dr. Jennifer Berman, one of the few female urologists in the United States, and her sister, Dr. Laura Berman, a sex therapist, wrote this comprehensive handbook for the whole woman to examine all facets of her sexual health. They discuss surprising new information about how the female anatomy really works, ways female sexual response changes through various stages of life, how women can recognize and identify sexual problems, and tips for talking to doctors about sexual complaints without embarrassment.

This new edition brings all the information in the book fully up to date and includes
- advice about the latest medical treatments
- information on new drugs and products
- a revised exercises section and all-new case studies
- a self-assessment questionaire to help women recognize whether a problem exists and lend direction on where to seek help

For Women Only is still the most complete guide available to treating sexual problems and achieving full sexual potential.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

“Sex therapist Laura Berman and urologist Jennifer Berman are on the cutting edge of current research.” —Newsweek

“Dr. Jennifer Berman and Dr. Laura Berman have written a comprehensive-and revolutionary-handbook on women's sexual health. They begin where Masters and Johnson left off, defining the female sexual response and offering levelheaded advice and treatment for women's sexual needs.” —Helen Fisher, author of Anatomy of Love

“The Berman sisters [are] pioneers in the study of women's sexual dysfunction.” —Los Angeles Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805078831
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised and Updated
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
665,184
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.67(d)

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Among the topics the Drs. Berman address in For Women Only:

—Viagra and drugs like it: Will they work for women?
—The debate over the cause of female sexual dysfunction: physical, psychological, or both?

—What's behind the lag in sex research for women

—How doctors deal with female sexual complaints

—Sexual problems as a couples' issue

—The important role testosterone plays in female sexual function

—Assessing your sexual function and enhancing sexual arousal and pleasure

Meet the Author

Jennifer Berman, M.D., director of the Female Sexual Medicine Center at UCLA, and Laura Berman, Ph.D., director of the Berman Center in Chicago, co-host Berman and Berman on the Discovery Health Channel. They appear regularly on Good Morning America and have been featured on Oprah and CNN, and in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and People.
Elisabeth Bumiller is the author of three books of nonfiction and is a White House correspondent for The New York Times.

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