Sexual Dysfunction, Second Edition: A Guide for Assessment and Treatment / Edition 2

Sexual Dysfunction, Second Edition: A Guide for Assessment and Treatment / Edition 2

by John P. Wincze, Michael P. Carey
     
 

ISBN-10: 1572305401

ISBN-13: 9781572305403

Pub. Date: 06/05/2001

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This fully revised and updated volume provides a state-of-the-science overview of the most common sexual dysfunctions and the full range of assessment and treatment approaches. The book begins with discussions of the main classes of sexual dysfunction—desire disorders, arousal d isorders, orgasm disorders, and sexual pain disorders—describing what is

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This fully revised and updated volume provides a state-of-the-science overview of the most common sexual dysfunctions and the full range of assessment and treatment approaches. The book begins with discussions of the main classes of sexual dysfunction—desire disorders, arousal d isorders, orgasm disorders, and sexual pain disorders—describing what is currently known about clinical presentation, prevalence, and etiol ogical factors. The authors then address the practical tasks of clinic al evaluation and intervention, including expanded coverage of how to integrate medical and psychosocial assessment findings into a coherent case formulation. Clearly explaining basic strategies and methods for working with clients, the second edition is illustrated with all new case material. Other new features include information on the latest bi omedical and pharmacological treatments, such as Viagra; updated resea rch data and references; and quick-reference tables to guide in treatm ent planning for each type of disorder.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572305403
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/05/2001
Series:
Treatment Manuals For Practitioners Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


1. Overview of This Book
Definitions of Sexual Function and Dysfunction
Recognizing Sexual Dysfunctions: The Challenge of Diagnosis
Prevalence of the Sexual Dysfunctions
Etiology of the Sexual Dysfunctions
Assessment and Treatment
I. The Sexual Dysfunctions
2. Sexual Desire Disorders
Description and Clinical Presentation
Prevalence
Etiology
3. Sexual Arousal Disorders
Male Erectile Disorder
Female Sexual Arousal Disorder
4. Orgasmic Disorders
Female Orgasmic Disorder
Male Orgasmic Disorder
Premature Ejaculation
5. Sexual Pain Disorders
Dypareunia
Vaginismus
II. Assessment and Treatment
6. Assessment
Overview of Assessment
Step-by-Step Details of Interviewing: Sessions 1 and 2
Self-Report Questionnaires: Sessions 1 and 2
Psychophysiological Assessment
Medical Evaluation
Conjoint Interview and Case Formulation: Session 3
Integrating Multiple Data Sources into a Coherent Case Formulation
Special Challenges to Assessment
Concluding Comments
7. Psychosocial Approaches to Treatment
Evidence for the Effectiveness of Sex Therapy
An Overview of Sex Therapy
General Techniques of Sex Therapy
Procedures for Specific Problems
Additional Considerations
Typical Presenting Problems: Case Examples
8. Integrating Psychosocial and Biomedical Approaches
The False Dichotomy between Biomedical and Psychosocial Treatment
How to Participate Constructively in the Biomedical Approaches to Sexual Health
How to Help Patients to Use Biomedical Interventions: General Suggestions
Suggestions for Specific Biomedical Interventions
Concluding Comments
9. Case Illustrations
Case 1: Ms. Jones (Presenting Complaint: Orgasmic Disorder)
Case 2: Mr. and Mrs. Law (Presenting Complaint: Male Low Arousal and Sexual Disinterest)
Case 3: Mr. Konrad (Presenting Complaint: Erectile Disorder)
Case 4: Mr. and Mrs. Dennison (Presenting Complaint: Vaginismus)
Case 5: Ms. Simon (Presenting Complaint: Low Desire)
Case 6: Mr. Gordon (Presenting Complaint: Low Desire)
Case 7: Mr. and Mrs. Niles (Presenting Complaint: Erectile Disorder and Premature Ejaculation)
10. Continued Professional Development and Practice
Further Training and Continued Development
Starting a Sex Therapy Practice
Concluding Comments

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