What Is Sex Therapy? - Definition and Features


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What is sex therapy?

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1. Why is it important for both partners to attend sex therapy together?

2. The PLISSIT model of sex therapy stands for: _____, limited information, specific suggestions, and intensive therapy.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of sex therapy and the PLISSIT model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Sex therapy
  • Who sex therapists see
  • PLISSIT model
  • Purpose of permission
  • Treatment for sex therapy patients

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related abnormal psychology lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the use of the PLISSIT model in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sex therapy and sex therapy patients

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson What Is Sex Therapy? - Definition and Features. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify sexual dysfunction and how it affects people and their relationships
  • Review sex therapy
  • Understand the PLISSIT model of sex therapy and its importance
  • Recall how sex therapy is carried out in practice