Masculinity and sexuality: selected topics in the psychology of men, Volume 18, Issue 5

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American Psychiatric Press, 1999 - Men - 155 pages
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Masculinity and Sexuality: Selected Topics in the Psychology of Men sheds light on clinical issues important in the treatment of all male patients. Sexual experiences and related attitudes of patients and therapists influence symptoms, treatment, and outcome across diverse diagnostic categories.

Chapters cover clinical issues related to

    • Men's sexual thoughts, impulses, and desires and the way they are organized into erotic fantasies including the differences that exist in the way men and women experience sexual fantasy• Heterosexuality as part of a developmental phase that includes the capacity for intimacy and love• Erectile dysfunction including a paradigm for integrating the biological and psychological factors that together influence male sexual dysfunction• The role of fatherhood in psychological development during adulthood• The casualties of recovered memory therapy--the victimization of fathers by children who make false allegations of sexual abuse

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Contents

Chapter
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Relationship Between Sexual Fantasy
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Special Clinical Problems in Men With
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Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Richard C. Friedman, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Cornell University School of Medicine and Lecturer at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York.

Jennifer I. Downey, M.D., is Associate Clinical Professor Psychiatry, and Director of Psych-oncology at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York.

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