• https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009856982302
  • https://plus.google.com/humitsayin@gmail.com/posts

SEXUS JOURNAL

An Interdisciplinary Journal on Sexual Health

visitors
Aktif Ziyaretçi1
Bugün Toplam35
Toplam Ziyaret556543
Web Site Map
Member's Pages

U-SAYIN-System-Theory-in-Sex-Therapy




System Theory in Sex Therapy

H. Ümit Sayin


 Abstract:  

 Constructing a System Theory (ST) is a method to establish a logical, mathematical, self-consistent, self-existing, coherent model to explain the interactions of the elements, functions and development of a closed or open system. System Theory (ST) is very important to define, organize, evaluate, control, regulate the systems and form mathematical models in a set of elements of that particular system. General Systems Theory (GST) is a name which has been adopted to describe a level of theoretical model-building which lies somewhere between the highly generalized constructions of pure mathematics & logic and the specific theories of the specialized disciplines.  An ST can be universal, perfect, imperfect or defective; while the defective STs cannot survive. GST is a series of related definitions, assumptions, and postulates about all levels of systems from atomic particles through atoms, molecules, crystals, viruses, cells, organs, individuals, small groups, companies, societies, planets, solar systems, and galaxies. General Behavior ST is a subcategory of such a theory, dealing with living systems, extending roughly from viruses through societies. A significant fact about living things is that they are open systems, with important inputs and outputs. Laws which apply to them differ from those applying to relatively closed systems. Ludwig von Bertalanffy, the founder of ST, described two types of systems: open systems and closed systems. The open systems are systems that allow interactions between its internal elements and the environment. An open system, like space, is defined as a “system in exchange of matter and energy with its environment, presenting import and export, building-up and breaking-down of its material components.” Closed systems, on the other hand, are held to be isolated from their environment. Also Sex Therapy and other therapies should regard the gestalt of the system as a holistic approach. Nowadays Systemic Sex Therapy is prevailing.


KEY WORDS:
 System Theory, General System Theory, Neuroscience, Brain, Open System, Closed System, Scientific Model, Sex Therapy, Holistic Medicine


SexuS Journal ● 2018 ● 3 (10): 787-802




 



References


Bertalanffy von L. General System Theory. New York: George Braziller, 1969.

Bruce D. Fifty Years Since Lashley's In Search of the Engram. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, 2001;  10 (3): 308-318.

Cohen  N. Fractal Antenna Applications in Wireless Telecommunications. IEEE Electronics Industries Forum of New England, 1997; pp:43-49.

Cohen N. Fractal Antenna White Paper. Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc., 1999.

Dentate Gyrus Contribute to the Induction but not the Permanence of Kindling J. Neurophysiology, 81(2): 564-574, 1999.

Dreifus C. A Quest to Understand How Memory Works, New York Times, March 5, 2012.

Euclid (Euclides), Elements, Volumes 1-13, B.C.

Gianvittorio JP. Fractal antennas: a novel antenna miniaturization technique, and applicationsAntennas and Propagation Magazine, IEEE, 2002; 44( 1 ): 20-36.

Gleick J. Chaos: Making a New Science. London: Penguin Books, 1987.

Hall N. Exploring Chaos. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1991.

Hebb DO. The Organization of Behavior. New York: Wiley & Sons, 1949.

Hertlein K, Gerald R Weeks, Nancy Gambescia. Systemic Sex Therapy, New York: Routledge, 2009.

Hintersteiner J D, Tate D. Command and Control in Axiomatic Design Theory: Its Role and Placement in the System Architecture. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Design and Automation, Maui, HI. August 9-12, 1998.

Hite S. Hite Report, (Turkish translation: Kadınların Cinselliği Konusunda En kapsamlı Araştırma, Çev: Esin Eden,) İstanbul:  Cep/CinsellikPublications, 1984.

Hobson AJ, The Chemistry of Conscious States, Boston: Little, Brown Company, 1994

Kandel E,  Schwartz JH, Jessell  TM, Siegelbaum SA, A. J. Hudspeth.  Principles of Neural Science, Fifth Edition, N.Y.: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012.

Kocatürk A, Sayın HÜ, Baş GY, Kocatürk C. Comparison of the Sexual Behavior of 939 Female Students in İstanbul Universities (2012) to the Survey Results of Kadınca Report (1993): Decline in Sexual Knowledge and Education in Turkish Universities? 38th  Annual Meeting of IASR (International Academy of Sex Research), Lisbon-Portual, July 8-11, 2012; Abtract Book, 38: 82, 2012.

Komisaruk Barry R, Carlos Beyer-Flores, Bevely Whipple. The Science of Orgasm, Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2006.

Ladas Alice Kahn,  Beverly Whipple, John D Perry.  The G-Spot and other Discoveries About Human Sexuality, New York: Henry Holtand Company 2005, (ilk basım 1982).

Luhmann N. Systems Theory. Malden, Trans. By Petern Gilgen. MA: Polity Press, 2013.

Mandelbrot B. Fractals and Chaos: The Mandelbrot Set and Beyond. New York: Springer-Verlag, 2004.

Mandelbrot B. The Fractal Geometry of Nature. New York: W. H. Freeman and Company, 1982.

Masters William ve Virginia Johnson, Robert C Kolodny. Human Sexuality (textbook), New York: Harper Collins, 1995.

Masters William ve Virginia Johnson. Human Sexual Inadequacy, Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1970.

Masters William ve Virginia Johnson. Human Sexual Response, Boston: Little Brown Company, 1966.

Miller JG. General behavior systems theory and summary. In: Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1956; . 3 (2) 120-124.

 Mondal  A. Miniaturized and Dual Band Hybrid Koch Dipole Fractal Antenna Design.

International Journal of Computer Communication and Information System ( IJCCIS), 2010; 2(1): 23-27.

Peak D, Frame M. Chaos Under Control: The Art and Science of Complexity. New York: W.H. Freeman and Company, 1994.

Ramirez S, Liu X, Lin P, Suh J, Pignatelli M, Redondo RL, Ryan T J, Tonegawa S.  Creating a False Memory in the Hippocampus. Science,  26 July 2013;  341(6144): 387-391. DOI: 10.1126/science.1239073

Sayin HU, Does the Nervous System Have an Intrinsic Archaic Language? Entoptic Images and Phosphenes (Research and Review). Neuroquantology , 2014; 12 (3): (in press).

Sayin HU, The Consumption of Psychoactive Plants During Religious Rituals: The Roots of Common Symbols and Figures in Religions and Myths, (Research and Review) Neuroquantology, 2014; 12 (2): 276-296.

 Sayin HÜ. E Hutchinson, ME Meyerand, T Sutula. Age-dependent long-term structural and functional effects of early life seizures: evidence for a hippocampal critical period influencing plasticity in adulthood. Neuroscience Journal. 288: 120-134, 2015.

Sayin HÜ. Women and Orgasm (Kadın ve Orgazm), İst.: Tantra Akademi/Onur Publications, 2017.

Sayin Ü, and Rutecki PA. Effects of Pilocarpine on the Paired Pulse Inhibition in the CA3 Region of the Rat Hippocampus, Brain Research, 758: 136-142,1997.

Sayin Ü, Rutecki P.A. , Sutula T.P.NMDA Dependent Currents in Granule Cells of the Dentate Gyrus Contribute to the Induction but not the Permanence of Kindling J. Neurophysiology, 81(2): 564-574, 1999.

Sayin Ü, Rutecki PA, Mellanby J, Sutula T. Gamma Vinyl GABA Reduces Paired Pulse Inhibition in Rat Dentate Gyrus in vivo and in vitro. Epilepsy Research, 44:109-117, 2001.

Sayin Ü, Osting S, Hagen J, Rutecki PA, Sutula T. Spontaneous Seizures and Loss of AxoAxonic and Axo-Somatic Inhibition Induced by Repeated Brief Seizures in Kindled Rats, The Journal of Neuroscience, 23 (7): 2759-2768, 2003.

Sayin Ü. & Kence A. Islamic Scientific Creationism: A New Challenge in Turkey. Reports of National Center for Science Education (RNCSE); 1999; 19 (6): 18-20.

Sayin Ü. Altered states of consciousness occurring during expanded sexual response in the human female: preliminary definitions.  (Review) NeuroQuantology;  9(4): 882-891, 2011.

Sayin Ü. Artırılmış Cinsel Doyum: ESR; Kadınlarda Ultra Orgazm (Expanded Sexual Response: ESR; Ultra Orgasm in Women), İstanbul: Tantra Akademi/Onur Publications, 2012.

Sayin Ü. Doors of female orgasmic consciousness: New theories on the peak experience and mechanisms of female orgasm and expanded sexual response. (Research and Review) NeuroQuantology, 2012;, 10 (4): 692-714.

Sayin Ü. Kadın ve  Orgazm. (Women and Orgasm), 2017, İstanbul: Tantra Akademi/Onur Publications.

Sayin Ü. Other Dimensions of Sexuality: Deep Sex (Cinsellikte Farklı Boyutlar). İstanbul: Tantra Akademi/Onur Publications, 2014.

Sayin Ü. Psychology of Female Orgasm (Kadınlarda Orgazmın Psikolojisi). İstanbul: Tantra Akademi/Onur Publications, 2015.

Sayın Ü. Different Dimensions of Sexuality: Deep Sex. Second edition, two volumes. İstanbul: Tantra Akademi/Onur Publications, 2014.

Sayin Ü, Kocatürk A. Expanded sexual response in the human female: The mechanisms of expanded orgasms in women (Review). Proceedings of NACS-2012-Helsinki Conference, Helsinki-Finland (4-7 October, 2012) Proceedings Book 2012; pp:147-163, 2012.

Suh NP. Axiomatic Design: Advances and Applications, Oxford University Press, 2001.

Suh NP. Complexity: Theory and Applications, Oxford University Press, 2005.

Suh NP. The Principles of Design, Oxford University Press, 1990.

Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/   on various topics.

Wolfe L. The Cosmo Report, London: Corgi Books, 1982. 


Ümit Sayin and Aykut Kence. Islamic Scientific Creationism: A New Challenge. RNCSE

Riexinger, Martin. Propagating Islamic Creationism on the Internet