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Coping with premature ejaculation : how to overcome PE, please your partner & have great sex
Metz, Michael E.
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Publication Information:
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, [2003]

Physical Description:
vi, 168 pages ; 23 cm
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"The latest, most effective treatment"--Cover.
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RC560.P73 M48 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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It is estimated that 30 million American men have problems with premature ejaculation. This book contains the latest, scientifically-based, multidimensional methods for overcoming all types of premature ejaculation and includes a complete relapse prevention program.

Explore a multidimensional, bio-psychological approach to dealing with this problem and strengthening your sexual relationship. Explode the myths of male sexual performance and analyze male sexual desire. Learn about the different types of premature ejaculation and use assessment exercises to find out which you suffer from. Then, follow one of the structured, symptom-specific treatment strategies based on psychological, relational, and physiological techniques. Find out ways to prevent relapse. Enhance and improve your overall sexual relationship. Designed as a resource for couples, this book is a powerful tool for creating support and positive change in your relationship.

Author Notes

Michael Metz, Ph.D., worked in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota and was the country's leading sexologist in the area of PE. He was a major spokesperson for a comprehensive, integrated biopsychosocial approach to addressing and resolving sexual problems. After twelve years on the faculty of University of Minnesota Medical School, he worked in private practice with Meta Associates as a psychologist, marital therapist, and sex therapist treating individuals and couples, and was affiliatedwith the University of Minnesota's Department of Family Social Science. He published more than forty-five professional articles and conducted numerous workshops and talks on marital and sex therapy. He authored the Styles of conflict Inventory (SCI), a clinical assessment instrument to evaluate the conflict patters in relationships.

Barry McCarthy, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist with a subspecialty in marriage and sex therapy, practicing at the Washington Psychological Center in Washington DC. He is professor of psychology at American University where he teaches and undergraduate human sexual behavior course. Barry, with his wife Emily, has written seven well-respected books, the most recent beingGetting it Right the First Time,Sexual Awareness, andRekindling Desire. In addition, Barry has published over forty-five professional articles, fourteen book chapters, and presented over one hundred and ten workshops nationally and internationally.

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Premature Ejaculationp. 1
2 Developing Realistic Expectations about Sexp. 15
3 Understanding the Causes and Effects of PEp. 29
4 Assessing Your PEp. 47
5 Planning Your Treatment and Preparing for Actionp. 59
6 Medical, Pharmacologic, and Physiological Treatmentsp. 73
7 Psychological and Relational Strategies and Skillsp. 85
8 Psychosexual Skills: Enjoying Arousal and Regulating Orgasmp. 105
9 Couple Sexuality: Building an Intimate, Interactive Couple Sexual Stylep. 135
10 Enjoying Sex and Preventing Relapsep. 147
Choosing an Individual, Couple, or Sex Therapistp. 161
Resourcesp. 163
Referencesp. 167