The latest volume in the Sexual Medicine series, Alcohol and Sexuality provides an extensive review of current literature on the inter-relationship between alcohol use/abuse and sexuality. Topics addressed include the effects of alcohol on sexual responses of male and female social drinkers and male and female alcoholics; the incidence of sexual deviance in male alcoholics; marital sexual adjustment in male alcoholics; the relationship of sex victimization to the intoxicated state in female victims; marital sexual adjustment in actively drinking male and female alcoholics; influence of chronic alcoholism upon homosexual and lesbian relationships; sexual adjustment of single recovering female alcoholics. Also included is a section that focuses upon the influence of other substancesopioids, cocaine, tetahydrocannabinolson sexual responses.
About the Author
CARLOTTA L. SCHUSTER, M.D., is Chief, Substance Abuse Service, Silver Hill Foundation, New Canaan, Connecticut and Instructor in Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Table of Contents
Foreword by Harol I. Lief, M.D.
The Effect of Alcohol on Sexual Response of Male Drinkers
Sexual Response in Male Alcoholics
The Influence of Alcohol on Sexual Response in Female Social Drinkers
Sexual Response in Female Alcoholics
Influence of Other Substances on Sexual Response