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Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals

Edited by: Stephen B. Levine , Candace B. Risen , Stanley E. Althof

Print publication date:  February  2016
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138860254
eBook ISBN: 9781315716596
Adobe ISBN: 9781317507468

10.4324/9781315716596
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Book description

The Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition, builds on the authors’ authoritative first person voice on sexual matters of the previous editions. The work reflects the field's growing sophistication about sexual disorders and their therapies. The scope has been expanded to keep pace with new literature and research in the field, and eight additional chapters have been added. New topics include the politics of diagnosis, persistent genital arousal, asexuality, post orgasm illness, scientific findings concerning origin of orientation, and partnering with the pharmaceutical industry. Easily accessible, the Handbook is divided into sections that touch on fundamental knowledge and skills; treatment; men’s major sexual concerns; women’s major sexual concerns; problems common to both genders; the diversity of sexual lives; and future and trending topics. Written in a personal, supervisory style, the book will help new therapists anticipate clinical contingencies and help experienced therapists refine their thinking and teaching.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Grasping the Intuitive Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The Sexual Narrative Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Boundary Crossings in Clinical Practice Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Rich Ambiguity of Our Key Concepts Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Clinical Challenges of Sexual Desire in Younger Women Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Problems With Orgasm Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Painful Sex Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Sexuality and Menopause Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Low Sexual Desire in Men Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Sexual Challenges for Adolescent Boys and Young Men Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Mental Health Professional’s Treatment of Erection Problems Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Premature Ejaculation Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Delayed Ejaculation Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Problematic Sexual Behavior Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Sexual Concerns and Dysfunction Related to Past Sexual Trauma Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Sexual Problems During Disrupted Reproduction and Pregnancy Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Treating Infidelity Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Transitions Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Challenges of Sexual Life After Breast and Prostate Cancer Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Helping Those With Intellectual Disabilities Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Depression and Sexual Life Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Recognizing and Reversing Sexual Side Effects of Medications Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Biological Basis of Sexual Orientation Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The Gay Male Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Unique Clinical Issues Among Lesbians Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Optimal Erotic Intimacy Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Transgender Phenomena Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Managing Versus Successfully Treating Paraphilic Disorders Download PDF
Chapter  29:  The Science and Politics of Diagnosis Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Partnering With the Pharmaceutical Industry Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Post-Orgasmic Illness Syndrome Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Asexuality as an Orientation Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Social Trends and Their Impact on Sexuality Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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