EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION IN SEXUALITY EDUCATION 2019
University Lecturer Dr. Cristian DELCEA PhD
THE INSTITUTE OF SEXOLOGY
This paper presents a new revolutionary concept in clinical and psychotherapeutic interventions for masculine and feminine sexual dysfunctions of a psychogenic a etiology, assisted by specialized software. Basic theoretical and classical versions of this process (psychotherapist-client in the office) will be presented for two samples of people, participating in this study, clinical and nonclinical are also presented , . The information refers to the research realized, presented in a few words, and the implementation procedure of a new version of intervention, with its creation and scientific validation; the software Sex-therapy Software and its proposal for the international market.
Keywords: Sex-therapy software, sexual dysfunction, psychology, psychotherapy
Sex-therapy Software represents a modern method of clinical and psychotherapeutic intervention, assisted by digital (artificial) intelligence, used in the remission of feminine and masculine sexual dysfunctions. Modern technology in the IT domain represents a huge means to be applied to solving sexual problems. For example, the VR, virtual reality devices, is proved to be useful in the remission of anxiety disorders , , in psychomotor rehabilitation and in cognitive general abilities for motor disabilities and intellectual ones , for those with physical and psychic posttraumatic disorders , in the surgery operating room  and in most technologies mediated by software’s. At the same time, this technique proved to be efficient in sexual education  and in interactions with other sexual partners, at differences distances, helped by the internet, with the help of different software’s and advanced technology. To sum up, the Sex-therapy Software method in the treatment of sexual dysfunctions, proposed by the authors, is an advanced one, validated from a scientific point of view and ergonomic. Sex-therapy Software represents an advanced method, due to an innovation in the neuro-cognitive science domain , which stands at the basis of this software. In fact, with the help of the program implemented, unconscious/conscious processed of the patient’s information are operationalized according to a maladaptive pattern during the sexual act. The patient may regulate on his/her own a cognitive behavioral participation based on excitatory stimuli so that a sexual disorder may be remitter. Being helped by certain validated intervention protocols, of a rational type, emotive and behavior therapy type, this method plays an important role, being implemented as self-therapy in performance anxiety, in couple problems and other associated disruptive factors. Sex-therapy Software is now scientifically validated on the model of a classical protocol applied during the period 2008-2017 on impressionist number of participants (3000 man and 700 women), with an average age of 33 and from different country locations, with an average of high
school studies. Of this participant, 450 were of Magyar ethnicity, 130 or a Roma ethnicity, 32 of a Palestinian ethnicity, 26 Turkish, 11 Jewish people, 5 French, 3 Germans, 2 American, 1 Japanese and the other Romanian. All the participants obtained high scores in the amelioration of their symptoms, in comparison to the control group after the application of the classical protocol. Thus, the implementation of the software variant may be a valid one in conditions in which there are objective and control corrections, in real time, in comparison to the classical protocol, where errors couldn’t be quantified or corrected in an objective manner and at the same time during a short period of time. Sex-therapy Software is also ergonomic because is refers to the understanding of relations between a patient with sexual dysfunctions and other elements of the implemented system, being able to apply proper methods to help increase the quality of sex life and performance of the couple relation in general. The purpose of this software is to guide the patient to self-manage his/her cognitive-behavioral participation on sexual stimuli and/or of an intimate relation, in order to self-regulate a maladaptive behavior in the sexual act.
2. Sex-therapy Software validation method
2.1 Work team
For the creation of the Sex-therapy Software system, a team of researchers was proposed, from different scientific domains, medical (urology, psychiatry, and legal medicine), psychology (clinical psychology and psychotherapy), IT (computer engineering, robotics and medical devices), philology (applied modern languages) and economics (business, marketing and communication).
Participants were grouped into two samples: the experimental group (with sexual dysfunctions), being formed of 100 individuals/disorder (erectile disorder, orgasm disorder, ejaculation disorder, sexual desire disorder and algetic disorders) and the control group (without sexual dysfunctions), 100 individuals/disorder. The participants’ age varied between 18 and 55 years, with a schooling level 10 grades and with superior studies, coming from the seven continents (Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Asia, Australia and Europe), being both males and females.
2.3 Working instruments
The instruments used in this research were: the Sex-therapy Software, IBM SPSS Statistics Subscription, Forecasting & Decision Trees, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS, 25.0), Male Cognitive-Sexual Inventory, the Clinical-sexual evaluation inventory and other inventories that are going to be validated at the same time with the Sex-therapy Software platform.
2.4 Working procedure with the participants
Participants from the experimental (clinical) group and the (non-clinical) control group, are invited to participate in this study according to the selection criteria previously established (clinical/non-clinical, age, schooling level, background and sex) and will be informed on what they are exposed to according to an informed consent and according to their signature on this document.
2.5 Working procedure for the creation of the Sex-therapy Software system
The implementation team is formed of IT specialists and psychologists in the creation of clinical and psychotherapy intervention protocols. All eight intervention protocols for four feminine sexual disorders and for four masculine sexual disorders are applied. At the same time, according to the finalization of an intervention protocol, a team of scientific consultants is used, from different domains, medicine, psychology, IT and philology in order to trace and scientifically validate the implemented module. For confidentiality reasons, and because this software is still being built and validated, the creation and content details will not yet be presented.
2.6 Expected statistical results
The Artificial Intelligence-AI Health Plus team proposed to reach a performance in remitting masculine and feminine sexual disorders, with the help of the Sex-therapy Software system. For example, the accent is put on significant results referring to the sample of participants, using the KMO statistical methods. The desire is to obtain significant correlations between a classical and a digital protocol on the evaluation and the clinical testing of sexual dysfunctions from a category-size point of view. The results would be interesting from a clinical and a non-clinical point of view. The team has great expectations referring to the conceptual validation, to content validation, predictive validation and competition validation referring to instruments from the evaluation and clinical testing platform. Significant correlations between the processing of intervention protocols and the feedback offered by the clients after the Sex-therapy Software system has been used, may offer a prediction on therapeutic plans proposed as being useful in their application for the remission of sexual dysfunctions.
Meta-analysis studies offered by medical sciences, psychology, IT and other associated sciences confirm and could strengthen the idea that the implementation, the creation and the marketing of the Sex-therapy Software method may increase the quality of sexual and couple life. In fact, man and women may remit sexual dysfunction, the couple problem and other associated factors, by using the Sex-therapy software platforms. Four components combined in one software method, used for the amelioration of intimate couple/family problems represent a digital revolution. With only one click on the computer mouse, on the mobile phone, VR or tablet, the patient and therapist in the remission of his/her problems, being a sexual or a couple one. There may be limits in the use of the Sex-therapy Software system for people un-familiarized with technology or for those who don’t usually use the computer or other similar equipment’s. The lackof digital abilities for older people may be a problem. Another problem may be encountered by people with disabilities (physical or psychic blindness). The adjustments are proposed for those not familiarized with digital platforms, for those with physical or psychic blindness and for those facing other obstacles in the use of the Sex-therapy Software system.
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