anorgasmia


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an·or·gas·my

, anorgasmia (an'ōr-gaz'mē, -gaz'mē-ă),
Failure to experience an orgasm; may be biogenic, secondary to a physical disorder or medication (for example, SSRIs or possibly some psychotropics) or drug of abuse, or psychogenic, secondary to psychological or situational factors, or have a multifactorial cause.
[G. an- priv. + orgasm + -ia]

anorgasmia

/an·or·gas·mia/ (an″or-gaz´me-ah) inability or failure to experience orgasm.anorgas´mic

anorgasmia

The inability to achieve orgasm or loss of sexual desire and/or function during the acceptive phase of an erotic/sexual episode, despite person-appropriate mental or physical stimulation. Anorgasmia may be a transient side effect of SSRIs or other drugs.

an·or·gas·my

, anorgasmia (an'ōr-gaz'mē, -gaz'mē-ă)
Failure to experience an orgasm; may be biogenic (secondary to a physical disorder or medication), psychogenic (secondary to psychological or situational factors), or a combination of the two.
[G. an- priv. + orgasm + -ia]

anorgasmia

The inability to achieve an orgasm. Apart from those cases associated with IMPOTENCE, this is commoner in women than in men and is seldom an organic disorder. Anorgasmia may be due to various psychosexual factors and can often be corrected by skilled counselling.
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The overall model for CDDSA-Body in women explained a significant proportion of variance in the infrequency, anorgasmia, sexual non-communication, vaginismus, non-sensuality, sexual avoidance, and partner dissatisfaction subscales of the GRISS.
The patient, a 25-year-old female was admitted to the neurology department of our university hospital due to presence of anorgasmia.
For example, in a large-scale survey of women and men living in the United States, Laumann, Paik and Rosen (1999) found that in the past year women aged 18 to 29 years reported: a lack of interest in sex (32%), anorgasmia (26%), pain during sex (21%), sex without pleasure (27%), performance anxiety (16%), and lubrication problems (19%).
Escitalopram was well tolerated, and the most frequently reported adverse events were nausea, ejaculation disorder, insomnia, fatigue, decreased libido, and anorgasmia.
Darryl See stated: "A woman's inability to become properly stimulated during sexual activity can result in anorgasmia (the inability to achieve orgasm) which leads to frustration as well as a genuine lack of desire on her part for sexual intercourse.
The most common adverse reactions in adults treated with Lexapro (approximately 5% or greater and at least twice the incidence of placebo) are nausea, insomnia, ejaculation disorder, fatigue and somnolence, increased sweating, decreased libido, and anorgasmia.
Reported side effects of antidepressants include metabolic syndrome and bruxism, as well as sexual side effects, such as impaired sexual desire, impotence, and anorgasmia.
prevalence of primary or secondary anorgasmia, orgasm through self or partner stimulation, or oral sex, during an experience that included intercourse but not during coitus, etc.
Most Common Adverse Effects ESCITALOPRAM GROUP Diarrhea 21% Upper respiratory infection 15% Fatigue 12% PAROXETINE GROUP Ejaculation disorder 30% Anorgasmia 26% Insomnia 26% Note: Table made from bar graph.
The herb alone, or particularly in certain combination products, helps many patients taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or venlafaxine who experience side effects such as decreased libido, delayed orgasm, anorgasmia, or genital sensory impairment, Dr.
The most common adverse events with Lexapro versus placebo (approximately 5 percent or greater and approximately twice that of placebo) were nausea, insomnia, ejaculation disorder, somnolence, increased sweating, fatigue, decreased libido, and anorgasmia.