sexual disorder


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sexual disorder

1 any disorder involving sexual functioning, desire, or performance.
2
Etymology: DSM-IV
any such disorder that is caused at least in part by psychologic factors. Such a disorder characterized by a decrease or other disturbance of sexual desire is called a sexual dysfunction, and that characterized by unusual or bizarre sexual fantasies, urges, or practices is called paraphilia. Also called psychosexual disorder, psychosexual dysfunction.
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Complementary and Alternative Medication (CAM) is also used in treatment of sexual disorders (26).
10] For the International Classification of Diseases-11 (ICD-11), however, it has been proposed that compulsive sexual disorder be included as one of the impulse control disorders.
It is a summary event, a mystery in which all the officially unacknowledged and unattended sexual disorder, unanswered questions, unnecessary suffering and covered-up problems wash over us.
We didn't have to await legal outcomes to see that Clinton may come down because of a sexual disorder, exacerbated by the pressures of office and getting worse.
A thorough analysis of the precise ways in which preachers explained sexual disorder to the laity requires extended research in sermon collections in manuscript.
In 1968, the first edition of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)--the mental health workers' bible--stated that, unless one's sexual interest is directed to a person of the opposite sex, it is to be considered a sexual disorder.
The Minnesota difference is that sexual psychopaths can be committed civilly after completing criminal sentences if there is a mental or sexual disorder or dysfunction that is likely to lead to further offending.
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When the fall-out is a result of violence, sexual disorder or something else major, the chances are the children and parents will never heal the rift.
Lopatka may have suffered from sexual masochism, said Fred Berlin, founder of the Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorder Clinic.
Prolongz treats males with premature ejaculation, the most common self-diagnosed sexual disorder with 21% of men ages 18 to 65 reporting this issue.