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By exploring the laws, customs, and intersecting cultural factors that influence sexuality, this dissertation aims to create a culturally integrated model of providing sexual therapy to Jewish clients. Author: Matthew A. Seitman, Alliant International University.
Using latent growth curve modeling, this longitudinal study examined the patterns of the discrepancy between desired and actual frequency of sexual intercourse for 331 married couples over a period of 5 years. Author: Anthony A. Hughes, Brigham Young University.
The purpose of the current paper is to provide a review of the literature on sexual trauma treatment and, more specifically, the strengths of using various group therapies to this end. Author: Kendall Robins, Biola University.
The current study compared participants’ scores on measures of sexual desire, sexual arousal, and other components of sexual functioning (e.g. lubrication, satisfaction), including overall sexual functioning, across three different groups. Author: Alexandra M. Balzer, University of Missouri - Columbia.
This paper identifies empirically supported rationales for positive benefits of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and mindfulness to help reduce genital image self-consciousness and increase sexual self-esteem. Author: Anna Katherine Smith, Widener University.
This study has shown evidence for using a modified version of the miracle question (MQ) as an effective treatment intervention for sex therapy with couples reporting low sexual satisfaction and a history of childhood sexual abuse. Author: Bianca A. Mickan, Texas Wesleyan University.
The purpose of this study was to explore how counselors describe their experience and perceptions in the treatment of sexual dysfunction when Christian religious ideologies are incorporated into the counseling process. Author: Tori A. Telfer, Barry University.
This dissertation will present a group therapy workbook designed to address the needs of male transitional age youth (TAY), aged 18–25-years-old, who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and/or assault. Author: Melissa Kafader Stevens, California Institute of Integral Studies.
This study investigated which sociocultural (i.e., healthcare access, medical mistrust, dysfunctional sexual beliefs, partner communication, and religion/spirituality) and predisposing factors (i.e., sexual dysfunction and distress) predict a Black woman's willingness to seek treatment and examined whether age and partner status moderated this relationship. Author: Jerika N. Wilson, University of Cincinnati.