Sex and the Internet: A Guide Book for Clinicians [NOOK Book]

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This groundbreaking book is the first of its kind to thoroughly explore the topic of cybersex and the effects of Internet use on sexuality. Focusing on treatment and assessment issues and the clinical implications of cybersex, this authoritative volume provides mental health professionals with an analysis of the most recent empirical evidence along with research specific to the impact of Internet use on couples and families, gay men, people with disabilities, children, and the workplace. Edited by one of the ...
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Sex and the Internet: A Guide Book for Clinicians

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Overview

This groundbreaking book is the first of its kind to thoroughly explore the topic of cybersex and the effects of Internet use on sexuality. Focusing on treatment and assessment issues and the clinical implications of cybersex, this authoritative volume provides mental health professionals with an analysis of the most recent empirical evidence along with research specific to the impact of Internet use on couples and families, gay men, people with disabilities, children, and the workplace. Edited by one of the leading researchers, clinicians and authors in the emerging field of sex and the Internet, this book addresses the growing complexity of Internet sex issues and their impact on psychological functioning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135450885
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/21/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 1,127,923
  • File size: 627 KB

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Introduction: The Internet: The Next Sexual Revolution 1
Pt. I Populations of Concern
2 Internet Sexuality: Known Risks and Fresh Chances for Women 19
3 Men Who Have Sex With Men, and the Internet: Emerging Clinical Issues and Their Management 47
4 Access to Pleasure: Onramp to Specific Information on Disability, Illness, and Changes Throughout the Lifespan 71
5 Effects of Internet Sexuality on Children and Adolescents 87
Pt. II Cybersex Problems: Therapeutic Considerations
6 Virtual Sexuality in the Workplace: A Wake-Up Call for Clinicians, Employers, and Employees 109
7 The Electionic Bedroom: Clinical Assessment of Online Sexual Problems and Internet-Enabled Sexual Behavior 129
8 Treating Online Compulsive Sexual Behavior: When Cybersex Is the Drug of Choice 147
9 The New "Elephant in the Living Room": Effects of Compulsive Cybersex Behaviors on the Spouse 169
10 Paraphilias and the Internet 187
Pt. III Other Areas of Special Interest
11 Harnessing the Power of the Internet to Improve Sexual Relationships 209
12 Sexuality and the Internet: Ethics and Regulation 231
13 Obtaining Data About Human Sexual Functioning From the Internet 245
14 The Future of Internet Sexuality 263
Index 281
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