sexual disorder


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sexual disorder

1 any disorder involving sexual functioning, desire, or performance.
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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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However, most of these studies have focused on the prevalence and types of sexual disorders and have paid less attention to the treatment dimensions, including training, consultation and pharmacotherapy.
A diagnosis such as hypersexual disorder or compulsive sexual disorder may assist clinicians in patient care by providing a set of clinical criteria.
In addition, particular events are associated with an increased risk of sexual disorders and provide opportunities for screening.
The most common primary sexual disorder among women is hypoactive sexual desire, which she said can easily be missed if the physician's assessment is not broken down by phases.
Lopatka may have suffered from sexual masochism, said Fred Berlin, founder of the Johns Hopkins Sexual Disorder Clinic.
Premature ejaculation is the most common male sexual disorder affecting one in three men and treatment specifically designed for PE is available.
While most of the women have claimed to have been more satisfied in previous relationships where the sexual disorder wasn't present, "This was primarily linked to the fact that too much importance is attached to the problem of premature ejaculation in the current relationship.
1) It is difficult, if not impossible, to treat the sexual disorder without also addressing these related disorders.
Exclusion criteria included a sexual disorder not due to antidepressant use, substance abuse, diabetes mellitus, recent-onset or unstable cardiovascular disease, and significant hematologic, renal, or hepatic abnormalities.
In the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim traditions, homosexuality is regarded as a sexual disorder, and homosexual activity as morally wrong.
Last night, animal experts confirmed the pet, who has been sent for therapy, was suffering a sexual disorder.
She shows how, in both periods, the adolescent girl became not only a target of competing strategies of sexual control but also a symbol of sexual disorder that was manipulated by various groups to advance their own political ends.