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What are the stages of the sexual response cycle?

Desire, excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution

2

How does sex change with aging?

Men require more stimulation of genitals, intensity of ejaculation reduces; women have vaginal dryness

3

How do neurotransmitters affect libido?

Serotonin inhibits, dopamine increases

4

Describe hypo active sexual desire disorder

Absence or deficiency of sexual desire (more common in women)

5

What is sexual aversion disorder?

Avoidance of genital contact with a sexual partner

6

What is female sexual arousal disorder?

Inability to maintain lubrication until completion of sex act

7

What is female orgasmic disorder?

Inability to have an orgasm after normal excitement phase (affects women 30% of time)

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What is premature ejaculation?

Ejaculation earlier than desired

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What are the pharmacological treatments for premature ejaculation?

SSRIs, TCAs

10

What is the definition of a paraphilia?

Unusual sexual activities for at least 6 months that cause impairment in daily functioning

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What percent of impotence has a psychological cause?

90%