Biofeedback and Self-regulation

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 209–214 | Cite as

Case reports on the use of meditative relaxation as an intervention strategy with retarded ejaculation

  • M. M. Delmonte


Two married males presented with psychogenic retarded ejaculation. Both reported the complete absence of ejaculation during sexual intercourse. Intervention consisted of meditative relaxation exercises together with supportive (brief) psychotherapy — for the husband and wife in both cases. Normal ejaculatory competence was reported by both subjects following 10–12 months of intervention. This was maintained at follow-up 14–16 months later.

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retarded ejaculation meditative relaxation brief psychotherapy 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. M. Delmonte
    • 1
  1. 1.Health Care and Psychosomatic Unit, Irish Foundation for Human DevelopmentSt. James's HospitalDublin 8Ireland

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