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Case Studies In Sex Therapy - Raymond C. Rosen

Case Studies In Sex Therapy

By: Raymond C. Rosen (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 19th May 1995
ISBN: 9780898628487
Number Of Pages: 400

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The field of sex therapy has changed dramatically since Masters and Johnson were recommending brief, problem-centered treatments that tended to focus on the mechanics of sexuality. With simple cases of premature ejaculation or anorgasmia becoming increasingly rare, clinicians are now utilizing a sophisticated array of multidisciplinary approaches to treat a complex variety of challenging problems and patient populations. Bringing together, under one cover, case studies and clinical discussions by the very authorities whose work is changing the field, Case Studies in Sex Therapy provides a state-of-the-art guide to current clinical practice.

"This book is must reading for all who practice marital and sex therapy. The case studies really bring the technology to life. Approaches that seem abstract and technical are transformed into personal, humanistic accounts of change. Plain and simple, it is a great book." --Neil S. Jacobson, Ph.D. "This extraordinary book is must reading for all sex therapists, couple therapists, and family therapists. Rosen and Leiblum, leading sex therapist experts for over two decades, have pulled together many of the most experienced and creative therapists in the field to offer fascinating clinical descriptions of their evolving work. We live in a time of changing mores regarding sexual behavior, which make our knowledge of sex therapy all the more important. This book shows a broad range of sophisticated approaches to sex therapy, which take into account the complexities of biological, psychological, couple, family of origin, life cycle, and systems issues. The cases are compelling, well written, described with all the vicissitudes of human problems. There is no magic here, just solid, thoughtful, creative approaches to real life clinical issues." --Monica McGoldrick. A.C.S.W., Ph.D., Director, Family Institute of New Jersey

"Through case examples from leaders in the field, this book surveys contemporary theory and clinical practice in sex therapy. Each chapter is unique, revealing its author's clinical and personal style, which makes the volume interesting. Many approaches to treating problems of low sexual desire are showcased, reflecting the field's current maturation. Examples of treatment for sexual performance difficulties through integrated medical and therapeutic interventions are sophisticated and up to date. This readable book will be of interest to today's clinicians and tomorrow's scholars." --David Schnarch, Ph.D.

..". an excellent collection of chapters written by experienced therapists, who detail their work with an openness and self-reflection that is welcome and enormously helpful. The book should have appeal to a wide range of audiences. Those in the field will find the approaches and techniques described validating and broadening; mental health professional who do not specialize in treating people with sexual difficulties will expand their diagnostic and therapeutic considerations, and young therapists who have gotten interested in integrating sexual approaches in their work will derive much from the shared wisdom of the group represented in the book. ...a superb book; it is authoritative and informative, and presents a wide range of material in a way that should enhance most therapists' skills." Derek C. Polonsky, M.D., Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy. "Readers who are familiar with the three earlier volumes by Rosen and Leiblum...are used to thoughtful and well-presented issues that are at the same time scholarly and highly readable. Their latest effort," Case Studies in Sex Therapy," will not disappoint you...Clearly, Rosen and Leiblum have given us another gift. "Case Studies in Sex Therapy" is an ambitious volume covering a broad range of topics discussed by well-known clinicians. It brings us up to date..." --"Journal of Sex Research" .,."surpasses by far all previous sex therapy books that we are aware of in its detailed presentation and analysis of case material. Moreover, cases are presented in the context of brief but up-to-date reviews of the research literature. Our current interns found the case studies rich and fascinating though they had to struggle with some technical/medical jargon with which they were unfamiliar. We recommend this book as essential reading for anyone wishing to get an inside look at what sex therapy looks like today." --"Archives of Sexual Behavior"

Introduction
Sexual Desire Disorders Editor's Introduction
Masters and Johnson Revisited: A Case of Desire Disparity
What's Love Got to Do With It? The Interplay between Low and Excessive Desire Disorders
Sexual Aversion Disorder: The Case of the Phobic Virgin, or An Abused Child Grows Up
Adjusting the Carburetor: Pivotal Clinical Interventions in Marital and Sex Therapy
The Vagaries of Sexual Desire
Integrative Therapy in a Woman with Secondary Low Sex Desire
Sexual Aversion or Sexual Addiction?
Childhood Sexual Trauma and Adult Sexual Desire: A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective
Sexual Desire Disorder in a Lesbian-Feminist Couple: The Intersection of Therapy and Politics
Sexless Marriages and Sex Therapy: The Many Factors in Sexual Avoidance
Sexual Performance Problems
Issues in the Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction Following Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy
Genital Pain in the Context of Chronic Pain and an Incest History
Resistance versus Motivation: Tipping the Balance
Relinquishing Virginity: The Treatment of a Complex Case of Vaginismus
Sex Therapy Following Treatment by an Exploitative Therapist
A Case of Premature Ejaculation: Too Little, Too Late?
It's Not All in Your Head: Integrating Sex Therapy and Surgery in Treating a Case of Chronic Vulvar Pain
The Critical and Demanding Partner in Sex Therapy
Sexual Addiction and Compulsion
Treatment of Compulsive Sexual Behavior
Sexual Addiction: A Sex Therapist's Struggles with an Unfamiliar Clinical Entity
Professionals Who Sexually Offend: A Betrayal of Trust
Marital Discord and Sexual Dysfunction Associated with a Male Partner's "Sexual Addiction,"
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ISBN: 9780898628487
ISBN-10: 0898628482
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Published: 19th May 1995
Publisher: GUILFORD PUBN
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 15.85  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.77