Mrs a - PSY 281 Case Study beast Mrs. A is a 50-year-old...

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PSY 281 Case Study beast Mrs. A is a 50-year-old woman who comes for consultation because she feels that she has wasted her life and because of a loss of sexual interest. Her recent inability to achieve orgasm has convinced Mrs. A that her sexual life and femininity are things of the past. The patient’s symptoms began suddenly 3 weeks ago after an extremely unpleasant argument with her husband of 30 years. The patient’s youngest daughter had just left home to begin college, a move that spurred Mrs. A to try to establish greater intimacy in her marriage “since it’s really just going to be the two of us from now on.” Mrs. A’s husband rebuffed her in no uncertain terms., making it clear that he was and would remain totally preoccupied with his business and community activities (he is active in a number of clubs and societies) and had no supply of time or emotion left for her. He told her that he was well perfectly satisfied with the way things were as long as she kept the house well and performed the other
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course PSYCH 56550 taught by Professor Henry during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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