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Eroticism: The Paradox and Sex Therapy

Eroticism: The Paradox and Sex Therapy

It recognises that anything that inhibits arousal (e.g. anxiety or guilt) can, under different circumstances, amplify it. Choosing the paradoxical approach as probably a more realistic and comprehensive explanation for erotic feelings and urges, the significance of this approach in sexual and relational functions, as well as developing dysfunctions will be discussed. The final section of the review will give some practical suggestions on how to utilise Eroticism and apply erotic principles in the context of sex therapy.

[1] Morin, J. (1995).  The erotic mind.  New York: HarperCollins Publishers

Conference: WAS Glasgow 2011