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Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder: What It Is and What It Isn't

  title={Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder: What It Is and What It Isn't},
  author={Sandra Risa Leiblum},
Sandra R. Leiblum, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Sexual and Relationship Health at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, in Piscataway, NJ. She is an ASSECT-certified sex therapist and supervisor and runs a post-graduate training program in sex therapy. Portions of her article are from her newly revised and edited book, Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy (4 th edition, Guilford Press), which will be available in October, 2006. 
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