Title

An online, mindfulness-based, cognitive-behavioral therapy for female sexual difficulties : Impact on relationship functioning

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

This article presents the evaluation of an online treatment for female sexual difficulties as it relates to relationship functioning. Pursuing Pleasure was an online, mindfulness-based, cognitive behavioral therapy for female sexual difficulties. In Study 1, 26 women completed treatment and changes were compared with a waitlist control group (n = 31). In Study 2, 16 women from the control group then completed treatment. The authors did not use a control group in Study 2. Results demonstrated that both treatment groups observed significant improvements in sexual intimacy and communication, and emotional intimacy improved significantly in the Study 1 treatment group. Most improvements were maintained at follow-up.

School/Institute

Institute for Health and Ageing

Document Type

Journal Article

Access Rights

ERA Access

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