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Clinical Medicine Journal, Vol.1, No.3, Aug. 2015, Pub. Date: Jun. 2, 2015
Sex Therapy in a Case of Unconsummated Marriage
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Authors
[01] Neena Sawant, Department of Psychiatry, Seth G.S. Medical College &KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India.
[02] Arun Kumar, Department of Psychiatry, Seth G.S. Medical College &KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India.
[03] Chetali Dhuri, Department of Psychiatry, Seth G.S. Medical College &KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India.
Abstract
The prevalence of sexual dysfunction is common in both genders. Psychogenic factors are a common cause for unconsummated marriages. We report a couple who had an unconsummated marriage of 5 years due to vaginismus in the wife and erectile dysfunction in the husband. It took 8 sessions of sex therapy with the couple without the use of medication. The sessions included sexual education, behavioural techniques like graded insertion of fingers, homework assignments and cognitive behaviour therapy which resulted in the couple consummating their marriage.
Keywords
Vaginismus, Sex Therapy, Unconsummated Marriage, Erectile Dysfunction
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