Overcoming Male Infertility

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Dezember 1999



Hope and strategies for couples dealing with male infertility If you or your partner is suffering from male infertility, youre not alone. Millions of couples are struggling with this problem. About 400f these couples have exclusively male infertility problems, while another 20% have both male and female infertility problems. Now, two leading experts, a urologist specializing in male infertility and a psychologist, team up to write the most complete guide available on male infertility. From the latest, state-of-the-art treatments to advice on how to handle the emotional aspects of male infertility, youll find out where to get the help you need. Overcoming Male Infertility also covers the psychological issues that are unique to men, and gives advice to women on helping their man through the trauma of infertility treatment-including how to get him to see a doctor in the first place.


CONFRONTING MALE INFERTILITY. Male Infertility: Bumping Into the Iceberg. Getting Started with a Male Infertility Workup. They Want Me to Go Into a Little Room and Do What? Your Baby-Making Machinery: An Owner's Manual. The Semen Analysis and Other Diagnostic Tests for Male Infertility. Starting the Production Line: Sex and Fertility. UNDERSTANDING MALE INFERTILITY: CAUSES AND TREATMENTS. Holes in Our Genes: Inherited Causes of Infertility. Developmental Problems That Cause Infertility. Germs and Germ Cells: Infections and Infertility. The Boulder on the Path: Obstructive Infertility. Is It My Hormones? Varicoceles: How Important Are They? The Dry Ejaculation: Not a New Sexual Technique. Adding Insult to Injury: Infertility after Cancer Treatment. Does Lifestyle Contribute to Male Infertility? Using Assisted Reproductive Technology to Treat Male Infertility. Having a Child through Donor Insemination. COPING WITH MALE INFERTILITY. The Pursuit of Paternity. The Female Side of Male Infertility. Coping with Infertility as a Team. Healing Your Sex Life after Male Infertility. The Spiritual and Ethical Side of Infertility. Robbing Paul to Pay Peter: The Economics of Male Infertility. Choosing to Adopt a Child. Living without Children. Concluding Thoughts. Glossary. Resources. Chapter Sources. Index.


LESLIE R. SCHOVER, PH.D., is a clinical psychologist in the Department of Behavioral Science at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. For many years she provided counseling in the Cleveland Clinic s infertility program, and has published original research on the psychological aspects of male infertility. ANTHONY J. THOMAS JR., M.D., is one of the few urologists in the United States who specialize in male infertility. He is head of the prestigious Cleveland Clinic s Section of Male Infertility and is on the staff of the clinic s Department of Urology, consistently voted one of the top three in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.
EAN: 9780471244714
ISBN: 0471244716
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1999
Seitenanzahl: 308 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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