Sexual Dysfunctions Articles

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  • Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder
    For at least 6 months, a person experiences persistent or recurrent difficulties towards vaginal penetration manifested as at least one of the following: Intense fear/anxiety in anticipation of, during, or as a result of vaginal intercourse...
  • Voyeuristic Disorder Symptoms
    Formerly known as Voyeurism in DSM-IV, this disorder refers to (for over a period of at least 6 months) having recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the act of observing an unsuspecting person who ...
  • Vaginismus Symptoms
    Recurrent or persistent involuntary spasm of the musculature of the outer third of the vagina that interferes with sexual intercourse. The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. The disturbance is not better accounted for by another ...
  • Premature Ejaculation Treatment
    Table of Contents Psychotherapy Medications Self-Help Psychotherapy Most treatments of this disorder are behavioral in nature. Unless this problem is caused by taking another medication which lists premature ejaculation as ...
  • Premature (Early) Ejaculation Symptoms
    Persistent or recurrent ejaculation with minimal sexual stimulation before, on, or shortly after penetration and before the person wishes it. The clinician must take into account factors that affect duration of the excitement phase, such ...
  • Erectile Disorder Symptoms
    Persistent or recurrent inability to attain, or to maintain until completion of the sexual activity, an adequate erection. The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. The erectile dysfunction is not better accounted for by another mental ...
  • Female & Male Orgasmic Disorder Symptoms
    Female Orgasmic Disorder: Persistent or recurrent delay in, or absence of, orgasm following a normal sexual excitement phase. Women exhibit wide variability in the type or intensity of stimulation that triggers orgasm. The diagnosis of Female ...
  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Symptoms
    In DSM-5, for women, this disorder has been renamed Female Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder Persistently or recurrently deficient (or absent) sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity. The judgment of deficiency or absence is made by the ...
  • Female Sexual Arousal Disorder Symptoms
    Persistent or recurrent inability to attain, or to maintain until completion of the sexual activity, an adequate lubrication-swelling response of sexual excitement. The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. The sexual dysfunction is not better accounted ...
  • Dyspareunia Symptoms
    Recurrent or persistent genital pain associated with sexual intercourse in either a male or a female. The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. The disturbance is not caused exclusively by Vaginismus or lack of lubrication, is not ...