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The Cultural Context of Sexual Pleasure and Problems: Psychotherapy with Diverse Clients / Edition 1

The Cultural Context of Sexual Pleasure and Problems: Psychotherapy with Diverse Clients / Edition 1

by Kathryn S. K. Hall, Cynthia A. Graham


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ISBN-13: 9780415634946
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kathryn S.K. Hall, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with a private practice in Princeton, New Jersey, where she specializes in the treatment of sexual disorders.

Cynthia A. Graham, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Southampton, England, and a research fellow at The Kinsey Institute for Resarch in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University. She is also Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Sex Research.

Table of Contents

Hall, Graham, Introduction. Part I: Minorities: The Need for Cultural Sensitivity. Nichols, Same Sex Sexuality from a Global Perspective. Kelly, Shelton, African American Couples and Sex. Melendez, Dickenson, Sol, Guzman, Guyot, Molina, Understanding Latina Women's Sexuality in the US: Analysis of an Innovative HIV Prevention Program. Part II: Psychotherapy is not Practiced Here: Cultural Challenges. Savage, The Multi-cultural Complexity of Sexuality in Cameroon. Zargooshi, Rahmanian, Motaee, Kohzadi, Nourizad, Culturally based Sexual Problems in Traditional Sections of Kermanshah, Iran. Youn, Challenges Facing Sex Therapy in Korea. Part III: The Emerging Practice of Psychotherapy for Sexual Problems. Ramanathan, Weerakoon, Sexuality in India: Ancient Beliefs, Present Day Problems, and Future Approaches to Management. Nga, Ying, Sex, Sexual Problems, and Sexual Agency in Hong Kong Chinese Women. Temkina, Rotkirch, Haavio-Mannila, Sex Therapy in Russia: Pleasure and Gender in a New Professional Field. Part IV: Cultural Adaptations of Psychotherapy Approaches to the Treatment of Sexual Problems. Brendler, Sexual Myths and Realities in Brazil. Soares, Nobre, Sexual Problems, Cultural Beliefs, and Psychosexual Therapy in Portugal. Sungur, The role of Cultural Factors in the Course and Treatment of Sexual Problems: Failures, Pitfalls, and Successes in a Complicated Case from Turkey. Aloni, Heruti, De Paauw, Israeli Sexuality at the Intersection of Tradition and Modernism. van Lunsen, Brauer, Laan, Sex, Pleasure, and Dyspareunia in Liberal Northern Europe: How Sexual Pleasure is Seen as the Most Important Goal of all Non-Reproductive Sexual Activity in a Post-Modern Northern European Society, but is Denied by Women and Scientists who are still under the Influence of Male Dominated Sexual Scripts. Part V: The Other Side of the Couch: The Cultural Contribution of the Therapist. Giami, The Social and Professional Diversity of Sexology and Sex Therapy in Europe.

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