Arousal: The Secret Logic of Sexual Fantasies

Valutazione media 3,96
( su 135 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780312302429: Arousal: The Secret Logic of Sexual Fantasies

Sexual fantasies. Everyone has them, but no one knows what they mean. People are curious about and often confused by the things that arouse them, yet they are often too ashamed to reveal their most private fantasies to their partners or even their therapists. In this fascinating and provocative book, Dr. Michael J. Bader offers a groundbreaking new theory of sexual desire, one that will liberate men and women and enable them to better understand their sexual preferences.

Drawing on his twenty-five years as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Bader demonstrates that rather than being programmed by biology or society, sexual fantasies and preferences are really psychological antidotes to unconscious dangers. Armed with this novel theory, men and women will no longer need to feel ashamed about what arouses them or confused about what arouses others. Dr. Bader sensitively tells the stories of his patients and explains the meaning of their sexual fantasies. In terms refreshingly free of jargon, he reveals how his profound new theory can be used to decipher a wide variety of sexual fantasies and behavior, ranging from ordinary preferences about positions in bed to flamboyant scenarios worthy of the Marquis de Sade. And yet, Dr. Bader's exciting new theory transcends the realm of individual psychology. Readers will come away with a radically new understanding of such issues as sexual chemistry and boredom, cybersex, pornography, and the differences in how men and women get excited.

Both erudite and accessible, Arousal: The Secret Logic of Sexual Fantasies is an important landmark in the literature of sexuality.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Review:

"The function of sexual fantasy is to undo the beliefs and feelings interfering with sexual excitement, to ensure both our safety and our pleasure," writes clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst Michael Bader. In Arousal, Bader discusses the role of sexual fantasy as an unconscious problem solver and describes how his patients have come to understand the background, logic, and positive messages of their fantasies. Bader offers case studies of patients (heterosexual and gay) with varied conflicts, and analyzes their sexual fantasies in light of their desires, guilt, and past and current relationships. Most patients, Bader found, are able to resolve their issues by understanding the meaning and logic of their fantasies and then move on to more satisfying relationships.

Bader also interprets common sex fantasies and discusses sexual boredom in ongoing relationships, the power of pathogenic (irrational and self-defeating) beliefs, and sexual fantasies as a therapeutic key to problems that seem independent of sexuality, such as depression.

This provocative book is scholarly yet accessible to the lay reader interested in psychology. Although readers might be drawn in by the gritty, sexy details about Bader's patients, thoughtful readers also will learn about themselves and what their own fantasies may be addressing and revealing. --Joan Price

About the Author:

Dr. Michael J. Bader has more than two decades of experience as a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst, educator, and social critic. He is a frequent contributor to mainstream psychoanalytic criticism, and his series of highly acclaimed articles for Tikkun magazine has been instrumental in bridging the gap between psychology and popular culture. He lives in San Francisco.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Michael J. Bader
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97803123024290000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,68
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Michael J Bader
Editore: St Martin s Press, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro St Martin s Press, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sexual fantasies. Everyone has them, but no one knows what they mean. People are curious about and often confused by the things that arouse them, yet they are often too ashamed to reveal their most private fantasies to their partners or even their therapists. In this fascinating and provocative book, Dr. Michael J. Bader offers a groundbreaking new theory of sexual desire, one that will liberate men and women and enable them to better understand their sexual preferences. Drawing on his twenty-five years as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Bader demonstrates that rather than being programmed by biology or society, sexual fantasies and preferences are really psychological antidotes to unconscious dangers. Armed with this novel theory, men and women will no longer need to feel ashamed about what arouses them or confused about what arouses others. Dr. Bader sensitively tells the stories of his patients and explains the meaning of their sexual fantasies. In terms refreshingly free of jargon, he reveals how his profound new theory can be used to decipher a wide variety of sexual fantasies and behavior, ranging from ordinary preferences about positions in bed to flamboyant scenarios worthy of the Marquis de Sade. And yet, Dr. Bader s exciting new theory transcends the realm of individual psychology. Readers will come away with a radically new understanding of such issues as sexual chemistry and boredom, cybersex, pornography, and the differences in how men and women get excited. Both erudite and accessible, Arousal The Secret Logic of Sexual Fantasies is an important landmark in the literature of sexuality. Codice libro della libreria AAS9780312302429

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,34
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Michael J Bader
Editore: St Martin s Press, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro St Martin s Press, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sexual fantasies. Everyone has them, but no one knows what they mean. People are curious about and often confused by the things that arouse them, yet they are often too ashamed to reveal their most private fantasies to their partners or even their therapists. In this fascinating and provocative book, Dr. Michael J. Bader offers a groundbreaking new theory of sexual desire, one that will liberate men and women and enable them to better understand their sexual preferences. Drawing on his twenty-five years as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Bader demonstrates that rather than being programmed by biology or society, sexual fantasies and preferences are really psychological antidotes to unconscious dangers. Armed with this novel theory, men and women will no longer need to feel ashamed about what arouses them or confused about what arouses others. Dr. Bader sensitively tells the stories of his patients and explains the meaning of their sexual fantasies. In terms refreshingly free of jargon, he reveals how his profound new theory can be used to decipher a wide variety of sexual fantasies and behavior, ranging from ordinary preferences about positions in bed to flamboyant scenarios worthy of the Marquis de Sade. And yet, Dr. Bader s exciting new theory transcends the realm of individual psychology. Readers will come away with a radically new understanding of such issues as sexual chemistry and boredom, cybersex, pornography, and the differences in how men and women get excited. Both erudite and accessible, Arousal The Secret Logic of Sexual Fantasies is an important landmark in the literature of sexuality. Codice libro della libreria AAS9780312302429

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,41
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Michael J Bader
Editore: St Martin s Press, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro St Martin s Press, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Reprint. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Sexual fantasies. Everyone has them, but no one knows what they mean. People are curious about and often confused by the things that arouse them, yet they are often too ashamed to reveal their most private fantasies to their partners or even their therapists. In this fascinating and provocative book, Dr. Michael J. Bader offers a groundbreaking new theory of sexual desire, one that will liberate men and women and enable them to better understand their sexual preferences. Drawing on his twenty-five years as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Bader demonstrates that rather than being programmed by biology or society, sexual fantasies and preferences are really psychological antidotes to unconscious dangers. Armed with this novel theory, men and women will no longer need to feel ashamed about what arouses them or confused about what arouses others. Dr. Bader sensitively tells the stories of his patients and explains the meaning of their sexual fantasies. In terms refreshingly free of jargon, he reveals how his profound new theory can be used to decipher a wide variety of sexual fantasies and behavior, ranging from ordinary preferences about positions in bed to flamboyant scenarios worthy of the Marquis de Sade. And yet, Dr. Bader s exciting new theory transcends the realm of individual psychology. Readers will come away with a radically new understanding of such issues as sexual chemistry and boredom, cybersex, pornography, and the differences in how men and women get excited. Both erudite and accessible, Arousal The Secret Logic of Sexual Fantasies is an important landmark in the literature of sexuality. Codice libro della libreria BTE9780312302429

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,95
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Michael J Bader
Editore: St. Martin's Griffin 2003-01-01, New York, NY (2003)
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi paperback Quantità: 5
Da
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro St. Martin's Griffin 2003-01-01, New York, NY, 2003. paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780312302429

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,91
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,46
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Michael J. Bader
Editore: Griffin (2003)
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Brossura Quantità: 1
Da
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Griffin, 2003. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria TH9780312302429

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,08
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,99
Da: Germania a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Bader, Michael J.
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: > 20
Da
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 1143791

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,32
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 10,71
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Dr. Michael J. Bader
Editore: MacMillan Publishers
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro MacMillan Publishers. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0312302428

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,31
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 15,43
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Michael J. Bader
Editore: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 20
Da
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro St. Martin's Griffin. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 304 pages. Dimensions: 8.1in. x 5.5in. x 0.8in.In this fascinating and provocative book, Dr. Michael Bader offers a groundbreaking new theory of sexual desire. Drawing on his twenty-five years as a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, Dr. Bader demonstrates that rather than being programmed by biology or society, sexual fantasies and preferences are really psychological antidotes to unconscious dangers. Armed with this novel theory, man and women will no longer need to feel ashamed about what arouses them or confused about what arouses others. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780312302429

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,35
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,10
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Bader, Michael J.
Editore: St. Martin's Griffin (2003)
ISBN 10: 0312302428 ISBN 13: 9780312302429
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro St. Martin's Griffin, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria INGM9780312302429

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 15,55
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 12,00
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro