Sexual Dysfunctions

Recommended Reading

Balon, R. (2008). Sexual dysfunction: The brain-body connection. Basel, Germany: Karger. Barbach, L. (2000). For yourself: The fulfillment of female sexuality. New York, NY: Signet


Dodson, B. (2002). Orgasms for two. New York, NY: Harmony.

Finkelhor, D. (2008). Childhood victimization. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Goldstein, A.T., Pukall, C., & Goldstein, I. (2009). Female sexual pain disorders: Evaluation and -management. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Goldstein, A.T., Pukall, C., & Goldstein, I. (2011). When sex hurts: A woman’s guide to banishing sexual pain. Cambridge, MA: DaCapoPress.

Kaufman, M., Silverberg, C., & Odette, F. (2007). The ultimate guide to sex and disability. San Francisco, CA: Cleis Press.

Kleinplatz, P. (2012). New directions in sex therapy: Innovations and alternatives. New York, NY: Routledge.

Kleinplatz, P.J., & Ménard, A.D. (2020). Magnificent sex. Routledge: London, UK.

Leiblum, S.R. (Ed). (2010). Treating sexual desire disorders: A clinical casebook. New York, NY: Guilford.

McAnulty, R.D., & Burnette, M.M. (Eds). (2006). Sex and sexuality: Sexual function and dysfunction (Vol. 2). Westport, CT: Praeger.

McCarthy, B., & McCarthy, E. (2014). Rekindling desire 2nd ed. New York, NY: Brunner- Routledge.

Ménard, A.D., Buduru, B., & Rosen, L. (2018). From sexual desire discrepancies to desirable sex: Creating the optimal connection. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 44 (5), 438–449.

Nathan, S. (2010). When do we say a woman’s sexuality is dysfunctional? In S. Levine, C. Reisen, & S. Althof (Eds), Handbook of clinical sexuality for mental health professionals (2nd ed.) (pp. 143–58). New York, NY: Brunner-Routledge.

Working Group for a New View of Women’s Sexual Problems. (2001). A new view of women’s sexual problems. Women & Therapy, 24, 1–8.

Zilbergeld, B. (1999). The new male sexuality. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Zilbergeld, B. & Ellison, C.R. (1980). Desire discrepancies and arousal problems in sex therapy. In S.R. Leiblum & L.A. Pervin (Eds.), Principles and practice of sex therapy (pp. 65–101). New York, NY: Guilford.

Recommended Viewing

Canner, E. (Director). (2009). Orgasm Inc. [Documentary]. United States: Astrea Media.

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