Sexual Dysfunction, Third Edition A Guide for Assessment and Treatment

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-05-11
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press

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Highly regarded as a course text and practitioner resource, this book presents concise intervention guidelines for the most frequently encountered sexual dysfunctions in women and men. Following a consistent format, chapters on each clinical problem cover its description, clinical presentation, prevalence, etiology, and biological and psychosocial factors. Illustrative case examples of diverse individuals and couples are included. The authors provide a state-of-the-art framework for conducting comprehensive assessments, weaving multiple data sources into a coherent case formulation, and planning effective treatment that integrates medical and psychosocial strategies. 
New to This Edition
*Incorporates major advances in both sexual medicine and psychotherapy.
*Extensively rewritten, with all-new case material throughout.
*New chapter organization aligned with DSM-5.
*Expanded coverage of biopsychosocial assessment.
*Discusses pseudoscientific and sham treatments.

Author Biography

John Wincze, PhD, is Associate Director of the Men’s Health Center at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, and Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. With more than 40 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of sexual problems, he has published extensively, has served as Head of the Psychology Licensing Board in the state of Rhode Island, and has been qualified as an expert in psychology and in the assessment and treatment of sex offenders in a number of state courts and in federal court. As a Visiting Scholar, Dr. Wincze has lectured throughout Australia, New Zealand, and Europe on assessment and treatment of sex offenders and assessment and treatment of sexual dysfunction. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Sex Research.

Risa B. Weisberg, PhD, is Associate Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and the Department of Family Medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is also Assistant Chief of Psychology for Internship Training at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Until recently, she was a psychologist at the Men’s Health Center of the Miriam Hospital. Dr. Weisberg’s research, publications, and academic mentoring focus on the integration of primary care and behavioral health; anxiety disorders; sexual dysfunction; and reproductive health. She is a recipient of the New Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health Complexities of Co-occurring Conditions Conference, the Young Investigator Award from the Association for Clinical Psychosocial Research, and the Member of Distinction Award from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.

Table of Contents

1. Overview
I. The Sexual Dysfunctions
2. Erectile Disorder
3. Female Orgasmic Disorder
4. Delayed Ejaculation
5. Premature (Early) Ejaculation
6. Female Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder
7. Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
8. Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder
9. Substance/Medication-Induced Sexual Dysfunction, Other Specified Sexual Dysfunction, and Unspecified Sexual Dysfunction
II. Assessment of Sexual Dysfunction
10. Assessment Model
11. Biomedical Assessment
12 Psychosocial Assessment
III. Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
13. Biomedical Treatment
14. Psychosocial Treatment
 IV. Other Important Concerns
15.  The Placebo Effect and Nonscientific Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction
16. Professional Training and Development

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