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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To be able to diagnose (and ultimately treat) HSDD, it is important to first understand female sexual response and the psychosocial mechanisms and biology and physiology underlying female sexual desire.
When comparing the sexual functioning of drug users with that of non-users, the results show that dimensions related to sexual response are more impaired in users, and that drug use does not only damage sexual functioning temporarily, but the effects may last for a long time, since this does not always improve when the consumption of the substances is abandoned (Vallejo and Sierra 2013).
Various models have been conceptualized to explain human sexual response and sexual dysfunction.
As an example of a social / sexual response, we may often adopt the speech patterns or mannerisms of the people we are talking to in an unknowing effort to ease communication.
"I know from my own sex therapy practice that you can improve sexual response among healthy women and men by getting them to consciously smell their partners."
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.
The novel features explicit references to male sexual response but no violence.
Editor's Note: As possible mechanisms, authors Swati Dongre and colleagues note that ashwagandha may reduce the effects of chronic stress (which interferes with sexual response) by lowering serum cortisol.
The company said bremelanotide has a novel mechanism that activates endogenous pathways in the brain involved in creating a sexual response. It is unique because bremelanotide is an as-needed (not chronic), centrally-mediated medication.
Provide information about anatomy, physiology, normal sexual response, sexual changes occurring with age, medication use (e.g.
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.