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Impulse: The Science of Sex and Desire
Jon E. Grant and Samuel R. Chamberlain
Cambridge University Press / Softcover / Feb 2023
9781009107976 (ISBN-10: 1009107976)
Sex (Self Help)
price: $16.95 (may be subject to change)
356 pages
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Sex is everywhere in modern society, yet it remains taboo. We all have questions about sex that are too uncomfortable to ask – how do we get reliable answers? In this go-to guide Drs Grant and Chamberlain use their clinical expertise to answer the questions you wish you could ask about sex. Questions like: Is my sex drive or sex behavior normal? Can someone have too much sex? Or too little? How has Internet dating and pornography changed sex? This go-to guide will help you understand common sexual issues, know when to worry (or not) about different sexual behaviors, and learn how our sex lives adapt to changing technology or in times of crisis. It also provides step-by-step advice for dealing with a range of sexual issues, and practical strategies for strengthening relationships.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Sex and Desire
3. Development Issues Around Sex
4. Healthy Sex
5. Too Little Sex
6. Too Much Sex
7. Sex and Physical Health
8. Drinking, Drugs, and Sex
9. Relationship Problems
10. Sex and Digital Technology
11. Diverse Aspects of Sex
12. Sex and Pandemics
Appendix – List of Resources
Index.

About the Authors:

Jon E. Grant is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago where he directs a clinic and research lab on addictive, compulsive and impulsive disorders.

Samuel Chamberlain is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Southampton. His research and clinical work focus on the neurobiology and treatment of behaviourally-addictive disorders – including compulsive sexual behavior problems.

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