Flashcards in Sexual disorders Deck (11):
What are the stages of the sexual response cycle?
Desire, excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution
How does sex change with aging?
Men require more stimulation of genitals, intensity of ejaculation reduces; women have vaginal dryness
How do neurotransmitters affect libido?
Serotonin inhibits, dopamine increases
Describe hypo active sexual desire disorder
Absence or deficiency of sexual desire (more common in women)
What is sexual aversion disorder?
Avoidance of genital contact with a sexual partner
What is female sexual arousal disorder?
Inability to maintain lubrication until completion of sex act
What is female orgasmic disorder?
Inability to have an orgasm after normal excitement phase (affects women 30% of time)
What is premature ejaculation?
Ejaculation earlier than desired
What are the pharmacological treatments for premature ejaculation?
What is the definition of a paraphilia?
Unusual sexual activities for at least 6 months that cause impairment in daily functioning