psychosexual disorders


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psychosexual

 [si″ko-sek´shoo-al]
pertaining to the mental or emotional aspects of sex.
psychosexual disorders sexual disorders (def. 2).

psychosexual disorders

A range of conditions affecting the mental and emotional attitudes to sexuality and which may interfere with normal sexual responses. They include IMPOTENCE, PREMATURE EJACULATION, non-organic DYSPAREUNIA, TRANSSEXUALISM, and various SEXUAL DEVIATIONS. Many of these conditions respond well to expert treatment.
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The exact data regarding prevalence and comorbidity of psychosexual disorders with other conditions is inconsistent and is not well known in India, especially Eastern India.
The globally recognized standard definitions and criteria were followed to diagnose the psychosexual disorders. Details were recorded in a structured proforma and analyzed with MEDCAL Analytical software.
Among other common psychosexual disorders Dhat syndrome was a true culture-bound sex neurosis quite common in natives of the Indian subcontinent.11 Some studies referred it as the commonest PSD.
Table 3 Comparison of different psychosexual disorders (PSD) between married and unmarried patients.
Table 4 Comparison of different psychosexual disorders in different religions.
Table 5 Comparison of different psychosexual disorders (PSDs) with social background of patients.
Table 6 Comparison of different psychosexual disorders (PSDs) with level literacy.
Table 7 Comparison of different psychosexual disorders (PSDs) with different age groups.
Table 8 Comparison of different psychosexual disorders (PSDs) with social background of patients.
Still there is a high prevalence of psychosexual disorders in the community.
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.
In terms of the power capitalism has enabled elite white men to wield, the very emergence of sex addiction as a psychosexual disorder undermines the stability of heterosexual monogamy that once guaranteed male dominance over women.