Author: Dr. Zvi Zuckerman

About Dr. Zvi Zuckerman

Dr. Zvi Zuckerman, creator of the PE Program, serves as a professional advisor to the Between Us online sex therapy clinic and is available for email consultation with PE Program clients.

Dr. Zuckerman is a medical doctor and sex therapist whose exemplary career has spanned forty years. He began his career in 1966, when he was certified as a medical doctor (MD) at the Basel Medical School, Switzerland. Since then, Dr. Zuckerman has been certified as a sex therapist and as a supervisor of sex therapy by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and as a marital and sex therapist by the University of Pennsylvania and the Marriage Council of Philadelphia.

In 2010, Dr. Zuckerman received an honorary gold medal from the European Federation of Sexology for his major contribution to European sexual health, sexual medicine, sexology, and sex education and for his involvement in sexual politics and policy-making over at least a decade.

Among the positions he has held, Dr. Zuckerman has served as the director of the Andrology and Sex Counseling Unit at the Rabin Medical Center. He is the author of forty-eight original articles, three reviews, two case reports, eleven book chapters, and one hundred seventy-two papers presented at scientific meetings (some of them can be found on PubFacts). In his decades of work in sex therapy, Dr. Zuckerman has successfully treated thousands of men and women for a variety of sexual disorders.

How to Prevent Premature Ejaculation – A List of Possible Treatments

Premature ejaculation is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions in men. According to an extensive review that was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine, about 30 percent of men will deal with some form of premature ejaculation in their life. Premature ejaculation (PE) can have overwhelming effects on a man’s self-esteem, relationships and his or his partner’s general quality of life. Luckily, PE is also one of the most easily treatable sexual conditions… Continue reading How to Prevent Premature Ejaculation – A List of Possible Treatments »

The Process of Sexual Intercourse

Normal Ejaculation Graph

You may think it would be difficult to say what counts as standard when it comes to sexual performance, yet studies have shown that the average healthy man lasts 5-6 minutes from the moment of penetration. This mostly aligns with what women are found to prefer. In Dr. Zuckerman’s considerable sex therapy experience, he has found that women prefer intercourse to last between 5 and … Continue reading The Process of Sexual Intercourse »

Why Not Self-Treat?

Dealing with premature ejaculation quite understandably causes men to try and delay ejaculation. However, the methods they frequently use are not useful and can reduce sexual enjoyment for both partners. In many cases, the attempts to deal with premature ejaculation can actually make the problem worse. Perpetuating the Problem by Trying to Solve It In order to delay ejaculation, some men will try to deprive … Continue reading Why Not Self-Treat? »

Effects of Premature Ejaculation

For men, premature ejaculation can cause not just a significant reduction in levels of sexual functioning and satisfaction, but also a decline in the overall quality of life. Men who struggle with premature ejaculation commonly may deal with increased levels of distress, a deterioration of confidence and self-esteem, interpersonal problems, relationship problems, and feelings of shame and disgrace. Thirty percent of men with premature ejaculation … Continue reading Effects of Premature Ejaculation »

Types of Premature Ejaculation

There are four main types of premature ejaculation:   Lifelong Premature Ejaculation Lifelong premature ejaculation is a condition that has been present in a male for his entire life, and has been affecting him since his first sexual experience. According to research performed by neuropsychiatrist Marcel D. Waldinger, 91% of lifelong premature ejaculation cases are caused by genetic factors. Acquired Premature Ejaculation Acquired premature ejaculation is … Continue reading Types of Premature Ejaculation »

What Is Premature Ejaculation

According to medical definition, premature ejaculation defined in part as: a male sexual dysfunction characterized by ejaculation which always or nearly always occurs prior to or within one minute of vaginal penetration […] and the inability to delay ejaculation on all or nearly all vaginal penetrations. And while research shows that premature ejaculation is one of the most common sexual dysfunctions in men, comprising 20-30% … Continue reading What Is Premature Ejaculation »