sexual pain disorder

A condition—e.g., dyspareunia, vaginismus—which is more common in women, in which sexual intercourse and intimacy evoke discomfort and pain

sexual pain disorder

Sexology A condition–eg, dyspareunia, vaginismus–more common in ♀, in which sexual intercourse and intimacy evoke discomfort and pain. See Inhibited sexual desire.
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Sexual pain disorders include dyspareunia, vaginismus and noncoital sexual pain disorder.
Sexual pain disorder. There is pain associated with sexual stimulation or vaginal contact.
The current classifications include hypoactive sexual desire disorder, sexual aversion disorder, sexual arousal disorder, sexual pain disorder, and orgasmic disorder.
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Sexual dysfunction is divided into 4 categories: hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), sexual arousal disorder, sexual orgasmic disorder, and sexual pain disorder. HSDD is the persistent recurrent deficiency or absence of sexual fantasies, thoughts, and desire, which causes personal distress.
Female sexual pain disorders: Dyspareunia and vaginismus.
The influencing factors might be physiological, psychological, negative experiences in relationships, low levels of happiness and overall well-being, emotional distress, sexual desire disorders, sexual arousal disorder, orgasmic disorder, sexual pain disorders, beliefs, past and present experiences/relationships, lifestyle, and other mood disorders (2-32).
(23) Female SD is classified into desire, arousal, orgasmic and sexual pain disorders. Sexual pain disorders include dyspareunia and vaginismus.
[5] Sexual dysfunction disorders include sexual desire disorders, orgasmic dysfunction and sexual pain disorders in both sexes, as well as sexual arousal disorders in women and erectile dysfunction (ED) in men.
FSD includes Sexual Desire Disorders (hypoactive sexual desire disorder, sexual aversion disorder), Female Sexual Arousal Disorder, Female Orgasmic Disorder and Sexual Pain Disorders (dyspareunia, vaginismus).
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) conceptualizes sexual disorders as "disturbances in the processes that characterize the sexual response cycle or by pain associated with sexual intercourse" and includes: (1) sexual desire disorders, (2) sexual arousal disorders, (3) orgasmic disorders, and (4) sexual pain disorders, which include dyspareunia, vaginismus, and noncoital sexual pain.