General Procedures

General Procedures

Handbook of Behavior Therapy with Sexual Problems

1st Edition - January 1, 1977

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  • Authors: Joel Fischer, Harvey L. Gochros
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483187792

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General Procedures deals with behavior-change procedures for diverse target behaviors. It aims to provide behavioral therapists with effective system of procedures for implementation with their clients who suffer from sexual problems. Its emphasis is on intervention rather the ""etiology"" of sexual problems and it describes all major techniques for dealing with sexual problems developed by behaviorists. This book is organized into two volumes. Volume I focuses on specific behavioral techniques developed or adapted for use with sexual problems. It also describes these techniques and indications for their use. Volume II covers the range of sexual problems to which behavior therapy procedures have been applied. Each volume is organized into two parts, the first part dealing with techniques and problems involved in heterosexual couple relationships, and the second part dealing with techniques and problems involved in undesired sexual object choices. This book will be of interest to persons dealing with studies on behavior therapy and those interested in understanding procedures and techniques for the treatment of sexual problems.

Table of Contents

  • Volume I






    Introduction to Volume 1

    Part I 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 Desensitizafion 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

Product details

  • No. of pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1977
  • Published: January 1, 1977
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483187792

About the Authors

Joel Fischer

Harvey L. Gochros

About the Editors

Arnold P. Goldstein

Leonard Krasner

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