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Author Maass, Vera Sonja.

Title Facing the complexities of women's sexual desire / Vera Sonja Maass

Published New York : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages)
Contents Influences on women's sexual experiences -- Desire-phase problems and the search for explanations -- Bio-ethological and social-psychological explanations -- Searching for sexual identity -- Symptom manifestation within relationships -- Women's relationships to power -- Intra-personal considerations relevant to sex therapy -- Developments in sexology and sex therapy -- Cognitive behavioral factors relevant to treatment -- A practical cognitive-behavioral treatment approach -- Learning from the past-thoughts for the future
Summary Covering both research and clinical interventions, this book focuses on the specific problem of women's sexual desire or lack thereof. This book explores several theoretical considerations and addresses treatment issues in terms of both pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical approaches. It includes case histories
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-213)-and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Sexual desire disorders.
Women -- Sexual behavior.
Women -- Psychology.
Sex therapy.
Cognitive therapy.
Sex Counseling -- methods.
Sexuality -- psychology.
Women -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0387331689
0387331697 (electronic bk.)
9780387331690 (electronic bk.)