psychosexual disorder


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psychosexual disorder

1. Any disorder of sexual functioning that is not caused by a purely physical illness.
2. Sexual perversion.
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Objective: To evaluate the pattern of psychosexual disorder in male patient psychosexual disorders (PSDs) in male patients
Among the comorbidities, psychoses and substance use disorder had the greatest association with costs, followed by depression, psychosexual disorder (i.e., disturbances in sexual function caused by mental or emotional difficulties rather than physical disorders), and PTSD.
He needed to get his "Pink Card," the colloquial term for a medical discharge due to a "psychosexual disorder." The medical examiner, annoyed by the brief confusion, asked why Baris hadn't mentioned his "disorder" when he had been previously prompted.
He was diagnosed at that facility as suffering from "antisocial personality disorder; narcissistic personality disorder; psychosexual disorder; sexual sadism; transvestic fetishism;" and "potentially dangerous to young females and children." This diagnosis remained essentially unchanged over the years.
The 38-year-old, from Thornhill Road, Ponteland, had sued Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust after claiming stitching following the birth of her daughter Isobel left her with a psychosexual disorder severely affecting her love life.
At his trial clinical psychiatrist Dr Harvey Krop said he believed Robinson had a personality fault and a psychosexual disorder.
The more psycho-dynamically oriented theorists have described this syndrome as a psychosexual disorder. (4) Heinz Kohut views it as a disorder of the self and an intimacy disorder.
Katz's conclusion of "heterosexuality on the defensive" (1990, 24) defines, for the following paper, the current historical context in which sex addiction as a psychosexual disorder functions to reassert monogamous heterosexual normalcy.
Nymphomania made its appearance as a sexual deviation in the first DSM which appeared in 1951, and this was changed to a psychosexual disorder in the DSM III in 1980.
A review article from Indian studies on the prevalence of various psychiatric co-morbidities among AUDs have reported that mood, anxiety, psychotic, and psychosexual disorders are commonly co-prevalent with AUDs.[10] Studies on the effect of age at onset of drinking on AUDs and their severity are quiet numerous in western research; however, similar studies are sparse and limited in Indian research.
Infertility and psychosexual disorders: relationship in infertile couples.
Hypnotherapy can be used extensively for a wide range of conditions in the field of psychiatry: it is valuable for the treatment of anxiety disorders, sleep disturbances, eating disorders, depression, psychosexual disorders, addictions, and particularly, in the treatment of phobic disorders (Waxman, 1980).