Handbook of Clinical Sexuality: For Mental Health Professionals / Edition 1

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The Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals was designed by psychiatric educators to enable all mental health professionals to more skillfully and competently treat the common sexual concerns of those who seek their help. Eminent distinguished clinicians impart clear and practical guidance about assessing and treating high prevalence problems that quietly abound in all mental health settings and present vivid clinical illustrations, illuminating explanations of their subjects, and solution-focused approaches to providing realistic care.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583913314
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 6/11/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 492
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Levine, Risen, Althof, Preface. Part I: Adult Intimacy: Hopes and Disappointments.
Risen, Listening to Sexual Stories. Levine, What Patients Mean by Love, Intimacy, and Sexual Desire. Scharff, Life Processes that Restructure Relationships. Levine, Infidelity. L. Talmadge, W. Talmadge, Dealing with the Unhappy Marriage. Part II: Women's Sexual Issues. Nathan, When Do We Say a Woman's Sexuality is Dysfunctional? Basson, Women's Difficulties with Low Sexual Desire and Sexual Avoidance. Bergeron, Meana, Binik, Khalifé, Painful Genital Activity. Kingsberg, Janata, The Sexual Aversions. Ellison, Facilitating Orgasmic Responsiveness. Dennerstein, The Sexual Impact of Menopause. Part III: Men's Sexual Issues. Polonsky, Young Men Who Avoid Sex. Fagan, Psychogenic Impotence in Relatively Young Men. Rosen, Erectile Dysfunction in the Middle-aged and Elderly. Waldinger, Rapid Ejaculation. Part IV: Sexual Identity Struggles. Friedman, Downey, Male and Female Homosexuality in Heterosexual Life. Pfäfflin, Understanding Transgendered Phenomenon. Cooper, Marcus, Men Who Are Not in Control of Their Sexual Behavior. Federoff, The Paraphilic World. Part V: Basic Yet Transcendent Matters. Althof, Treatment Weaving: The Integrations of Treatment Techniques. Segraves, Recognizing and Reversing Sexual Side Effects of Medications. Maurice, Sexual Potentials and Limitations Imposed by Illness. Plaut, Understanding and Managing Professional-client Boundaries. McCarthy, Sexual Trauma. Cummins, Miller, The Effects of Drug Abuse on Sexual Functioning. Author Index. Subject Index,

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