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Approaches to Specific Problems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080203744, 9781483187808

Approaches to Specific Problems

1st Edition

Handbook of Behavior Therapy with Sexual Problems

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Authors: Joel Fischer Harvey L. Gochros
Editors: Arnold P. Goldstein Leonard Krasner
eBook ISBN: 9781483187808
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1977
Page Count: 388
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Handbook of Behavior Therapy with Sexual Problems, Volume II: Approaches to Specific Problems compiles case studies illustrating the use of techniques as they are applied to specific sexual problems. This publication is divided into two parts. Part I discusses approaches to the problems often encountered by men and women in heterosexual intercourse. For men, the two major areas included are problems with achieving or maintaining erections during sexual activities and problems associated with ejaculation. The problem areas covered for women are problems in orgasmic functioning and problems of painful or difficult intercourse. Part 2 elaborates sexual problems associated with undesired sexual object choices. The homosexual, fetishistic, cross-dressing, exhibitionistic, pedophiliac, sadomasochistic, voyeuristic and miscellaneous behaviors are also covered. This publication is a good reference for behaviorally-oriented clinicians and practitioners who are attempting to alleviate the suffering associated with their clients’ sexual problems.

Table of Contents






Introduction to Volume 1

Part 1. Procedures Focused on Problems in Heterosexual Couple Relationships

Chapter 1 New Methods in the Behavioral Treatment of Sexual Dysfunction

Chapter 2 Taking a Sexual History

Chapter 3 Treatment of Common Marital Sexual Problems

Chapter 4 Counseling with Sexually Incompatible Marriage Partners

Chapter 5 A Modification of Masters and Johnson Sex Therapy Model in a Clinical Setting

Chapter 6 The Treatment of Inhibited Sexual Responses

Chapter 7 Systematic Desensitization in Sexual Disorders

Chapter 8 The PLISSIT Model: A Proposed Conceptual Scheme for the Behavioral Treatment of Sexual Problems

Chapter 9 The Mechanotherapy of Sexual Disorders

Part 2. Procedures Focused on Undesired Sexual Object Choices

Chapter 10 Aversion Therapy Applied to Taped Sequences of Deviant Behavior in Exhibitionism and Other Sexual Deviations: A Preliminary Report

Chapter 11 An Automated Technique for Aversive Conditioning in Sexual Deviations

Chapter 12 Positive Control as an Alternative to Aversion Therapy

Chapter 13 Orgasmic Reconditioning: Changing Sexual Object Choice through Controlling Masturbation Fantasies

Chapter 14 The Therapeutic Use of Masturbation in the Treatment of Sexual Disorders

Chapter 15 The Modification of Sexual Fantasies: A Combined Treatment Approach to the Reduction of Deviant Sexual Behavior

Chapter 16 Shame Aversion Therapy

Chapter 17 Covert Sensitization for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

Chapter 18 "Assisted" Covert Sensitization: A Preliminary Report

Chapter 19 Aversion Therapy for Sexual Deviation: Contingent Shock and Covert Sensitization

Chapter 20 Increasing Heterosexual Responsiveness in the Treatment of Sexual Deviation: A Review of the Clinical and Experimental Evidence

Chapter 21 A Forward-Fading Technique for Increasing Heterosexual Responsiveness in Male Homosexuals

Chapter 22 An Experimental Analysis of Exposure to "Explicit" Heterosexual Stimuli as an Effective Variable in Changing Arousal Patterns of Homosexuals

Chapter 23 An Experimental Analysis of Feedback to Increase Sexual Arousal in a Case of Homo- and Heterosexual Impotence: A Preliminary Report

Chapter 24 Basic and Applied Research in Human Sexuality: Current Limitations and Future Directions in Sex Therapy

Appendix A. Sexual Response Inventory

Additional Selected Readings



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About the Authors

Joel Fischer

Harvey L. Gochros

About the Editors

Arnold P. Goldstein

Leonard Krasner

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