sexual response

A biochemical and physiological response to sexual stimulation that occurs in men and women after puberty

sexual response

Gynecology A biochemical and physiological response to sexual stimulation that occurs in ♂ and ♀ after puberty Phases Excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution
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The report outlined four main criticisms in the way the Army's sexual response programs work:
We focus here on our efforts to bring about official recognition of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Human Sexual Response by world-renowned sex researchers and therapists William Masters and Virginia Johnson, (6) who did much of their early work at Washington University.
In DSM-5, (3) HSDD and female sexual arousal disorders are combined into a single entity, female sexual interest/arousal disorder (FSIAD), derived primarily from Basson's sexual response model, which suggests sexual response is not always a linear process, the distinction between desire and arousal may be artificial, and normal desire has a responsive component.
The novel features explicit references to male sexual response but no violence.
The company said bremelanotide has a novel mechanism that activates endogenous pathways in the brain involved in creating a sexual response.
Provide information about anatomy, physiology, normal sexual response, sexual changes occurring with age, medication use (e.
The United Nations adopted a resolution banning FGM, but thousands of girls are still subjected to the procedure, which typically reduces or eliminates women's sexual response.
This week, Johnson's wondering what the best course of action would be to keep her job, since Masters' proposal that they participate in the sexual response study.
MASTERS OF SEX (Channel 4, Tuesday, 9pm) SET in the 1950s, the drama continues to chronicle American gynaecologist William Masters' pioneering research with Virginia Johnson into the nature of human sexual response.
Johnson, the pioneering researchers who made sense of the mysteries of intimacy and corrected misconceptions about intercourse for millions of readers in books like their 1966 best seller, "Human Sexual Response.
In other words, hypersexuality did not appear to explain brain differences in sexual response any more than simply having a high libido, senior author Nicole Prause, a researcher in the department of psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, said.
Research on the sexual response in the mid-1960s by Masters & Johnson established what is known as the traditional linear sexual-response cycle: desire-arousal-orgasm-resolution.