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How can talking to a therapist help to overcome sexual performance anxiety?

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Make an appointment with a counselor or therapist who has experience in treating sexual problems. Therapy can help you understand and then reduce or get rid of the issues that are causing your sexual performance anxiety. If you worry about premature ejaculation, for example, you can try some techniques that help you gain more control.

From: Sexual Performance Anxiety WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

McCabe, M.P. , November 2005. International Journal of Stress Management

Hale, V.E. , 1990. Archives of Sexual Behavior

Kandeel, F.R. , CRC Press, 2007. Male Sexual Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Treatment

Porst, H. , Wiley-Blackwell, 2006. Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine

Corretti, G. , August 2007. Psychiatric Times

Phillips, N.A. , July 2010. American Family Physician

Jacobsen, J.L. 2nd ed., Hanley & Belfus, 2001. Psychiatric Secrets,

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on November 25, 2017

SOURCES:

McCabe, M.P. , November 2005. International Journal of Stress Management

Hale, V.E. , 1990. Archives of Sexual Behavior

Kandeel, F.R. , CRC Press, 2007. Male Sexual Dysfunction: Pathophysiology and Treatment

Porst, H. , Wiley-Blackwell, 2006. Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine

Corretti, G. , August 2007. Psychiatric Times

Phillips, N.A. , July 2010. American Family Physician

Jacobsen, J.L. 2nd ed., Hanley & Belfus, 2001. Psychiatric Secrets,

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on November 25, 2017

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