Handbook of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders by P-Wiley

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									Handbook of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Author: David L. Rowland
Author: Luca Incrocci



Edition: 1
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Complete coverage of The Handbook of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders provides authoritative
coverage of the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of three major DSM-IV-TR classifications of sexual
disorders and gender identity disorders: sexual dysfunctions, gender identity disorders, and
paraphilias/atypical sexual behaviors.

The first internationally contributed handbook of its kind, this practical guide provides mental health
professionals as well as medical professionals with the latest information in the understanding and
treatment of sexual problems and gender identity related disorders. Covering both the medical and mental
health related aspects of sexual dysfunctions and gender identity disorders, topics covered include:


Male sexual arousal disorder


Female desire disorder


Female genital pain and its treatment


Aging and sexuality


Disease and sexuality


Gender identity disorders in adults


Cross-cultural issues in gender identity disorders


Paraphilic sexual disorders


Sexual addiction


Legal and privacy issues surrounding paraphilias

An insightful and unique resource, the Handbook of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders prepares
mental health and medical professionals to more skillfully and compassionately recognize and address
the sexual issues of those who seek their help.
Author Bio
David L. Rowland
David L. Rowland, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Dean of Graduate Studies and Continuing
Education at Valparaiso University in Indiana. He is also Editor for the Annual Review of Sex Research,
and serves as consulting editor for a number of journals. He has published numerous research and review
articles related to sexual response, evaluation, and dysfunction. <br>


Luca Incrocci
Luca Incrocci, MD, PhD, is a radiation oncologist and sexologist in the Department of Radiation
Oncology at the Erasmus Medical Center-Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Dr. Incrocci is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sexual Medicine and the European
Journal of Sexual Health, as well as the Treasurer of the International Society for Sexual Medicine. He is
the author of more than seventy peer-reviewed papers, reviews, book chapters, and abstracts. sexual and
gender identity disorders<br>
Reviews

"This volume covers a broad scope of material, reflecting the disparate range of conditions falling under
the DSM rubric of "sexual and gender identity disorders. This handbook would be a welcome addition to
the reference library of anyone interested in the often understudied and still not completely understood
categories known as sexual and gender identity disorders."



"...covers a wide range of sexual disorders and includes a number of theoretical orientations. No other
book on this topic has taken this approach. Overall, this book is a valuable resource."



"Divided into three major topic segments, this comprehensive guide is--to date--the only book to cover
male and female sexual dysfunction, identity, and behavioral issues within a single volume. Thirty-four
internationally dispersed field specialists have authored its 20 essay-style chapters, which include case
studies, data tables, and annotated illustrations. Chapters examine the physiological, psychological,
developmental, and interpersonal causes of sexual dysfunction and present treatment plans. Editors
Rowland (Annual Review of Sex Research, 2005) and Inocrocci (Intimacy with Impotence) approach
provocative issues with insightful diagnostics and therapeutic rationales. Recommended for medical and
psychiatric collections."

								
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