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The Orgasm Answer Guide

The Orgasm Answer Guide answers common questions many people have about one of life's most fascinating experiences.

In an accessible question-and-answer format, four of the world's leading sexuality experts address every aspect of orgasms: how they happen, why they don’t, and what can be done to enhance sexual experiences. The authors provide clear and informed answers to more than 80 common questions, including:

• Can an orgasm cause a heart attack?• Does childbirth affect orgasm?• What is the G spot?• How can I tell whether my partner is faking an orgasm?• Do orgasms end at a certain age?

The all-star author team includes neuroscientist Barry R. Komisaruk, bestselling author and sexual health researcher Beverly Whipple, BBC sexuality talk-show host Sara Nasserzadeh, and Mexico’s leading sex researcher, Carlos Beyer-Flores.

Credible, readable, and easy to follow, The Orgasm Answer Guide tells you everything you ever wanted to know... but were afraid to ask.

Major Magazine Coverage of Komisaruk, Beyer-Flores, and Whipple's The Science of Orgasm: Esquire; O, The Oprah Magazine; Glamour; Women's Health; GQ Italy; Self; Elle; Men's Health; Cosmopolitan U.K.

About the Authors

Barry R. Komisaruk is Distinguished Service Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University. Beverly Whipple is a professor emerita at Rutgers University and a certified sexuality educator, counselor, and researcher. Sara Nasserzadeh is a certified psychosexual therapist. Carlos Beyer-Flores is head of the Laboratorio CIRA of the University of Tlaxcala and CINVESTAV in Mexico. Komisaruk, Beyer-Flores, and Whipple are coauthors of The Science of Orgasm, also published by Johns Hopkins.

Reviews

Presented in a question-and-answer format, The Orgasm Answer Guide covers everything you could want to know about orgasms but were afraid to ask.

- Janet Christie - www.scotsman.com

Endorsements

The authors hit this one out of the park! Their book answers key questions with a unique combination of science, credibility, and caring.

- Judith Steinhart, co-creator of the website, Go Ask Alice!

This book answers the questions many of us secretly have about orgasms and many we may not even have thought of... until now. Ever wondered why people experience orgasms while asleep? What the U spot is? Or how machines and devices stimulate orgasms? Then this book is for you.

- Lou Paget, author of The Big O

A must-read for every couple. Pulling together reliable information from hundreds of sources, The Orgasm Answer Guide will expand your frame of reference beyond your personal experience. Written for a broad audience, I suspect it will nevertheless become a valuable reference for sexual health professionals.

- Mark Schoen, SexSmartFilms.com

Orgasm may be the ultimate subjective experience; it's impossible to know what another's climax is like. Yet these fascinating scientists and graceful writers deliver a book that reveals orgasm's universal truths.

- Daniel Bergner, author of The Other Side of Desire

Exhaustive, sweetly sex-positive, and funny in that unflappable science-nerd way.

- Elle

Contributors, who are sexuality researchers and educators, give accessible, compassionate, research-based answers to 80 questions about orgasm. Good illustrations and comprehensive references complement a work that will be a valuable resource for sexuality educators and practitioners, and a great addition to the sexuality self-help genre. Highly recommended.

- Choice

Beverly Whipple, sexuality researcher and coauthor with Alice Ladas of the international best-selling book The G-Spot and Other Discoveries about Human Sexuality, teams up with neuroscientist Barry R. Komisaruk and endocrinologist Carlos Beyer-Flores to illustrate a complete picture of one of the most electrifying and mysterious parts of human sexuality—orgasm. From the definition of orgasm to the effects of disease, aging, and drugs, to neurochemistry of orgasm and finally leading up to its connection with the brain, through this comprehensive and interesting journey, many questions about 'one of life’s greatest pleasures' are answered.

- European Association for BodyPsychotherapy Newsletter
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