Overview of Sex Therapy and Diagnosis of Sexual Dysfunction and Disorders
Presenter:
Richard Siegel Ph.D.

$140.00

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Description: This course serves as an introduction to and a brief history of Sex Therapy; an overview of sexual anatomy & physiology as a template for understanding sexual response and phase-related dysfunction as first described by Masters & Johnson.  The major bio-psycho-social forces that shape sexual functioning are introduced, as are DSM Categories of Sexual Dysfunctions and Disorders.  Primary focus of the course is on assessment and psychosexual evaluation of dysfunctions and disorders affecting men and women, learning to differentiate between physical and psychological causes of sex dysfunctions.   

 Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the practice of sex therapy as an integrative, biopsychosocial, cognitive behavioral modality with a psychodynamic underpinning, which often benefits from combined medical treatment.
  2. List all of the DSM-5 male and female sexual dysfunctions, and explain the diagnostic criteria for each.
  3. Explain the prevalence and presumed etiologies of male and female sexual dysfunction
  4. Describe some treatment interventions for each of the DSM-5 sexual dysfunctions and disorders, including the role of combining psychological and pharmacological treatment for many sexual dysfunctions.

Activity Schedule: 

Activity Schedule:

9-10 Welcome and review of the practice of sex therapy

10-11 DSM V diagnostic criteria

11-12 prevalence and presumed etiologies of male and female sexual dysfunction

12-1 Treatment interventions for sexual dysfunctions

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