This is an excerpt from 100 Questions & Answers About Women's Sexual Wellness and Vitality: A Practical Guide for the Woman Seeking Sexual Fulfillment by Dr. Michael L. Krychman and published by Jones and Bartlett Publishers. His brief bio follows at end of this fascinating and valuable excerpt.
1. What is sexual medicine?
Sexual medicine means different things to different people. To some it conjures up images of intense therapy sessions delving into your sexual past and upbringing, whereas to other individuals it represents a complete medicalized approach to sexuality. Others still take the approach of a comprehensive yet dynamic definition.