Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: March 26, 1998
Binding: Paperback Book
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This book has become well established as the leading international reference on sexual deviation. The third edition builds on the outstanding success of its predecessors, and offers readable, and the most up-to-date accounts of findings in the clinical, experimental, and academic aspects of all fields dealing with sexual deviation. Throughout the book there is emphasis on clinical treatments, supported by a summary of the latest experimental findings on the biology of sexual behaviour Distinguished practitioners and academic experts discuss the most recent advances in their fields from a psychiatric, legal, psychotherapeutic, and behaviour therapy point of view, particularly in relation to sex offenders. They also cover significant advances in the psychotherapeutic treatment of gender disorders and homosexuality. There is also a new section on child sexual abuse and the resulting effects on adults. Now available in paperback at a low price, the book will remain required reading for all professionals dealing with sexual deviationpsychiatrists, psychoanalysts, clinical psychologists, counsellors, forensic psychiatrists, lawyers, magistrates, probation officers, and criminologists.From reviews of the second edition: "Psychoanalysts will doubtless enthuse over this book" "The psychoanalysts have provided one of the few beacons in the otherwise unlit domain of sexual perversions" New England Journal of Medicine Nov. 1979 "All of the chapters were well written" American Journal of Psychiatry Jan. 1980 "Forensic aspects are well covered with an up-to-date account of the British and American Law and a detailed description of the treatment of sex offenders using dynamic psychotherapy. It is a valuable reference book" -s British Journal of Sexual Medicine Vol.7 Oct. 1980, "It is clear that a book which is so varied, so wide in its coverage and which arouses in parts strong agreement and in other parts strong diagreement, merits serious and prolonged study and attention" -s ...