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a problem with sexual response that causes a person mental disorder

sexual disorder

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a sexual disorder that has been present ever since the person began sexual functioning

lifelong sexual disorder

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a sexual disorder that develops after a period of normal functioning

acquired sexual disorder

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a sexual disorder in which there is a lack of interest in sexual activity; also termed inhibited sexual desire or low sexual desire

hypoactive sexual desire (HSD)

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a sexual disorder in which the partners have considerably different levels of sexual desire

discrepancy of sexual desire

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a disorder in which the person feels an actual aversion or repulsion toward sex

sexual aversion disorder

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a sexual disorder in which there is a lack of response to sexual stimulation

Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD)

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the inability to have or maintain an erection

erectile disorder

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cases of erectile disorder in which the man has never had an erection sufficient to have intercourse

lifelong erectile disorder

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cases of erectile disorder in which the man at one time was able to have satisfactory erections but can no longer do so

acquired erectile disorder

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a sexual disorder in which the man ejaculates too soon and thinks he cannot control when he ejaculates; also called rapid ejaculation

premature (early) ejaculation

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a sexual disorder in which the man cannot have an orgasm, even though he is highly aroused and has had a great deal of sexual stimulation

male orgasmic disorder

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a sexual disorder in which the woman is unable to have an orgasm

female orgasmic disorder

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a case of orgasmic disorder in which the woman is able to have an orgasm in some situations (e.g., while masturbating) but not in others (e.g., while having sexual intercourse)

situational orgasmic disorder

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painful intercourse

dyspareunia

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a sexual disorder in which there is a spastic contraction of the muscles surrounding the entrance to the vagina, in some cases so severe that intercourse is impossible

vaginismus

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physical factors, such as disease or injury. that cause sexual disorders

organic factors of sexual disorders

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things that people have learned earlier - for example, in childhood - that now affect their sexual response

prior learning

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various factors that occur in the act of lovemaking that inhibit sexual response

immediate causes

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negative thoughts that distract a person from focusing on he erotic experience

cognitive interference

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Masters and Johnson's term for acting as an observer or judge of one's own sexual performance; thought to contribute to sexual disorders

spectatoring

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a system of therapy based on learning theory, in which the focus is on the problem behavior and how it can be modified or changed

behavior therapy

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a part of the sex therapy developed by Masters and Johnson in which one partner caresses the other, the other communicates what is pleasurable, and there are no performance demands

sensate focus exercise

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a form of therapy that combines behavior therapy and restructuring of negative thought patterns

cognitive-behavioral therapy

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a part of sex therapy for women with orgasmic disorder, in which the woman exercises the muscles surrounding the vagina; also called pubococcygeal or PC muscle exercises

Kegel exercises

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the use of a self-help book to treat a disorder

bibliotherapy

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a drug used in the treatment of erectile disorder; dildenafil

Viagra

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a surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction, in which inflatable tubes are inserted into the penis

penile prosthesis