Sexual Therapy for Patients without Partners

Albert, Harry D.; Olds, David D.
April 1980
American Journal of Psychotherapy;Apr1980, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p221
Academic Journal
Describes a combined behavioral psychodynamic treatment program for sexual problems in single people without sexual partners. Flexibility allowed by the method in treating patients with widely varying personalities; Substitutes and tools that will take the place of cooperative partners.


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