Assessment and Treatment of Gender Dysphoria, Paraphilic Disorders, and Sexual Dysfunction
Sexuality is an important part of each person’s quality of life. Research indicates that awareness of sexual identity and its importance may begin as early as age 3. However, individuals with varying diagnoses, disorders, or dysfunctions may grapple with issues related to their sexuality in their teen years, as well as into adulthood.
In this Assignement, you will explore the assessment and treatment of gender dysphoria, paraphilic disorders, and sexual dysfunction.
Required Readings( need 3+ references).
American Nurses Association. (2014). Psychiatric-mental health nursing: Scope and standards of practice (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: Author.
· Standard 16 “Environmental Health” (pages 84-85)
· “Gender Dysphoria”
· “Paraphilic Disorders”
· “Sexual Dysfunctions”
· Chapter 37, “Sexual Dysfunctions”
· Chapter 38, “Paraphilias and Paraphilic Disorders”
· Chapter 39, “Gender Dysphoria”
Hawes, S. W., Boccaccini, M. T., & Murrie, D. C. (2013). Psychopathy and the combination of psychopathy and sexual deviance as predictors of sexual recidivism: Meta-analytic findings using the Psychopathy Checklist—Revised. Psychological Assessment, 25(1), 233–243. doi:10.1037/a0030391
Sadock, B. J., Sadock, V. A., & Ruiz, P. (2014). Kaplan & Sadock’s synopsis of psychiatry: Behavioral sciences/clinical psychiatry (11th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
· Chapter 17, “Human Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunctions” (pp. 564–599)
· Chapter 18, “Gender Dysphoria” (pp. 600–607)