Psychological Perspectives on Human Sexuality / Edition 1

Psychological Perspectives on Human Sexuality / Edition 1

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Psychological Perspectives on Human Sexuality / Edition 1

A comprehensive and thoroughly up-to-date examination of the most important topics in human sexuality.

Psychological Perspectives on Human Sexuality offers a comprehensive and much-needed empirical examination of human sexuality. It is the first book in the field to speak to the needs of both the social scientist and the mental health professional. This important work also provides a complete scientific survey of the latest research along with guidance for its application to clinical practice.

Researchers, clinicians, and students alike will value this collection of critical reviews covering a broad range of contemporary scientific inquiry into human sexuality. The book encapsulates the state of the art in research in such new subjects as genital surgery on children and Internet sex, as well as the most current approaches to such traditional topics as sexual orientation and gender/transgender issues. You ll also find in-depth coverage of such topics as:

• Male and Female Sexuality

• Sexual Fantasy and Erotica/Pornography

• Disabled Sexual Partners

• Older Adult Sexuality

• HIV/AIDS and Sexuality

• Paraphilias

• The Aftermath of Child Sexual Abuse

• Rape and Sexual Aggression

• Therapists Sexual Misconduct

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471244059
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/23/1999
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 7.24(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.05(d)

Table of Contents


Research in Human Sexuality (D. Wagstaff, et al.).

Male Sexuality (W. Everaerd, et al.).

Female Sexuality (W. Everaerd, et al.).


Issues of Transgender (S. Cole, et al.).

Sexual Orientation (A. Ellis & R. Mitchell).

Love Relationships (P. Regan).

Sexual Fantasy and Erotica/Pornography: Internal and External Imagery (D. Byrne & J. Osland).


Disabled Sexual Partners (L. Mona & P. Sandor Gardos).

Older Adult Sexuality (J. Kellett).


HIV/AIDS and Sexuality (M. Ross & L. Schonnesson).

Adolescent Sexuality (R. Paikoff, et al.).

Genital Surgery on Children below the Age of Consent (H. Lightfoot-Klein, et al.).

Paraphilias (J. Feierman & L. Feierman).

Sexuality and the Internet: The Next Sexual Revolution (A. Cooper, et al.).


The Aftermath of Child Sexual Abuse: The Treatment of Complex Posttraumatic Stress Reactions (C. Courtois).

Rape and Sexual Aggression (K. Calhoun & A. Wilson).

Therapists' Sexual Feelings and Behaviors: Research, Trends, and Quandaries (K. Pope).


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