Title

Painful genital sexual activity

Editors

Stephen B. Levine; Candace B. Risen; Stanley E. Althof

Document Type

Chapter

Publication Date

2003

Publication Title

Handbook of clinical sexuality for mental health professionals

Publisher

Routledge

Publisher Location

New York, NY

First page number:

131

Last page number:

152

Abstract

The chapter covers: the varied clinical presentations of painful sex; they typical consequences of the problem for women; current and past conceptualizations of painful sex; an overview of current therapeutic options; strategies that have worked for women afflicted with the problem, as well as the challenges that can be encountered when dealing with this population.

Keywords

Dyspareunia; Mental health counseling; Psychosexual disorders; Sexual disorders; Sex therapy

Disciplines

Health Psychology | Medicine and Health | Psychiatry and Psychology | Psychology

Language

English

Comments

Incomplete paper data

Permissions

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Identifier

ISBN: 0203490320; 9780203490327


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