Intensity of Sexual Desire & Symptoms Scale


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An instrument that assesses 3 types of behaviour: sexual interest/desire, sexual activity, sexual fantasies
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Intensity of Sexual Desire & Symptoms Scale

“Horniness scale” Psychology An instrument that assesses 3 types of behavior: sexual interest/desire, sexual activity, sexual fantasies
Intensity of Sexual Desire & Symptoms Scale
Sexual interest/desire Nature, intensity, and frequency of sexual thoughts and desires in the previous month
Sexual activity Number of times masturbate or engages in overt sexual acts/month; number and nature of incidents of abnormal sexual behavior (if any)
Sexual fantasies Pt is asked re erotic fantasies, and described the object of the fantasies, the intensity of same and frequency/month
 All 3 behaviors are rated on an 8-point scale  
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