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ERIC Number: EJ899534
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1042-9670
Sex Therapy: Advances in Paradigms, Nomenclature, and Treatment
Althof, Stanley
Academic Psychiatry, v34 n5 p390-396 Sep-Oct 2010
Objective: The author reviews the historical paradigms that have influenced the treatment of sexual problems, changes in the diagnostic nomenclature, and recent innovations in sex therapy. Methods: The author reviews the literature and provides expert opinion. Results: The author gives a historical overview of how theoretical models of understanding human sexuality have influenced treatment, describes the changes in sexual dysfunction nomenclature, and focuses on the combined medical and psychological treatment of sexual dysfunction. Conclusion: Sex therapy continues to evolve with new paradigms and definitions for understanding and diagnosing sexual problems and innovative methods of treating sexual problems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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