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The role of masturbation in the treatment of orgasmic dysfunction

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It is proposed that a program of directed masturbation can be effective in treating primary orgasmic dysfunction. A brief review is made of the normality of masturbation and its effectiveness in producing orgasm in women. A nine-step program of masturbation, designed to lead to heterosexual coital orgasm, is described. Techniques for dealing with clients' negative emotions towards masturbation are discussed. Case material and treatment outcome statistics are presented to illustrate the effectiveness of this masturbation program.

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LoPiccolo, J., Lobitz, W.C. The role of masturbation in the treatment of orgasmic dysfunction. Arch Sex Behav 2, 163–171 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01541865

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Keywords

  • Treatment Outcome
  • Outcome Statistic
  • Negative Emotion
  • Social Issue
  • Case Material