Chapter 11

Gender & Sexual Problems

Set A

Cognitive Distortions

Beliefs held by sexual offenders that enable them to justify their sexual offending.

Couples Therapy

A treatment intervention for sexual dysfunction that involves both partners in the relationship.

Cognitive Treatment

Treatment approach intended to help the client identify and challenge dysfunctional beliefs.

Delayed Ejaculation

Persistent or recurrent delay in ejaculation following a normal sexual excitement phase.

Directed Masturbation Training

A treatment for individuals with arousal or orgasmic problems using educational material, videos, diagrams and - in some cases - erotic materials.

Child Rapists

A group of paedophiles who only get full sexual gratification from harming and even murdering their victims.

Covert Conditioning

Using the client’s ability to imagine events to condition acceptable associations between events.

Cyproterone Acetate (CPA)

An anti-androgen, testosterone-lowering drug.