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A category of disorders involving problems with sexual response or sexual pleasure.

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sexual dysfunctions

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A sequence of psychological changes and physiological reactions, consisting of desire, excitement, orgasm , and resolution.

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sexual response cycle

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An excessive accumulation of blood in tissue

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vasocongestion

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The phase of sexual response when sexual pleasure peaks with involuntary rhythmic muscle contractions and a release of sexual tension; in males, this typically involves ejaculation, whereas in females, this involves contractions of the labia minora, vagina, and uterus.

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orgasm

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A modifier used to describe a sexual dysfunction that has always occurred since one’s first sexual experiences.

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lifelong

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A modifier used to describe a sexual dysfunction that develops after a period of normal sexual functioning.

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acquired

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A modifier used to describe a sexual dysfunction that develops after a period of normal sexual functioning.

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generalized

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A modifier used to describe a sexual dysfunction that occurs only in certain sexual situations.

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situational

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A sexual dysfunction in women marked by low or sexual interest or arousal

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female sexual interest/arousal disorder (FSI/AD)

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A sexual dysfunction in which a woman cannot experience orgasm, takes an inordinately long time to reach orgasm, or experience diminished intensity of orgasm.

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female orgasmic disorder

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A sexual dysfunction in women that describes tension or that describes tension or pain during intercourse or penetration, or fear of pain or penetration.

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genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder ( GPPD)

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A sexual disorder characterized by a man’s lack of sexual thoughts and desire for sexual activity.

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male hypoactive sexual desire disorder (MHSDD)

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A sexual dysfunction characterized by a recurrent failure to obtain or maintain an erection adequate for sexual activity.

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erectile disorder

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A sexual dysfunction in which a man is unable to ejaculate or experiences an inordinately long delay before ejaculating during sexual activity.

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delayed ejaculation

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A sexual dysfunction in which a man ejaculates after very little sexual stimulation, usually before or almost immediately after penetrating a partner.

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premature (early) ejaculation

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A method of increasing sensuality and the ability to experience physical pleasure by focusing on kissing, massage, or touch without attempting direct genital stimulation of a partner.

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sensate focus

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A method of treating premature (early) ejaculation by firmly squeezing the head of the penis as sexual excitement begins to peak but before the point of ejaculatory inevitability, thus prolonging the time to ejaculation.

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squeeze technique