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Although the eitiology of sexual dysfxn cover many possibilities, there are 3 broad categories covered in this discussion. Name these 3 categories:

1- p_ _ _ _ _ _ _ /biologic

2- p_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ /behavioral

3- c_ _ _ _ _ oriented
1- physical/biologic

2- psychologic/behavioral

3- couple oriented
All of the following are physical/biologic factors that may contribute to sexual dysfunction except:

a) vascular/neurologic/endocrine

b) cancer/connective tissue disorders

c) pain

d) anxiety; stress
d) anxiety; stress

Anxiety & Stress are classified under "psychologic/behavioral" factors.
All of the following are physical/biologic factors that may contribute to sexual dysfunction except:

a) depression

b) spectatoring

c) incontinence

d) STD's
b) spectatoring

Spectatoring is monitoring one's own sexual activity thus detracting from the actual experience.
All of the following are psychologic/behavioral factors that contribute to sexual dysfxn except:

a) head injury
b) parkinsons
c) diabetes
d) misinformation &/or myths
a) head injury
b) parkinsons
c) diabetes
These are all physical/biologiv factors
Spectatoring is:

a) watching the sexual activity of others
b) resorting to magazines, literature, video
c) tendency to monitor one's own sexual activity, thus detracting from the actual experience
d) sex online
c) tendency to monitor one's own sexual activity, thus detracting from the actual experience
A psychologic/behavioral factor that has been noted to lower sex drive & decrease both testosterone & lutenizing hormone levels:

a) seratonin reuptake inhibitors
b) stress
c) depression
d) alcohol
b) stress

all other factors listed are physical/biologic factors
All of the following are couple-oriented factors that may contribute to sexual dysfxn except:

a) differences in sex drives
b) communication
c) trust
d) STD's
d) STD's

STD's are a physical/biologic factor
The prevalence of sexual dysfxn in women is reported as:

a) 23% of women
b) 43% of women
c) 63% of women
d) 83% of women
b) 43% of women

remember: "a 43 yr-old woman with 37 men"
The prevalence of sexual dysfxn in men is reported as:

a) 27% of men
b) 37% of men
c) 47% of men
d) 57% of men
b) 37% of men
1/3 of women said they do not experience sexual interest &:

a) 1/4 do not experience orgasm
b) 2/3 do not experience orgasm
c) 1/2 do not experience orgasm
d) 3/4 do not experience orgasm
a) 1/4 do not experience orgasm
Males report sexual desire & orgasmic disorders but the most significant finding for sexual dysfxn in males is:

a) libido
b) erectile dysfxn
c) premature ejaculation
d) hypertension
c) premature ejaculation
Pharmacologic agents used to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder are all of the following except:

a) dopaminergics
b) sex steroids
c) phermones
d) psychostimulants
All of these are pharmacologic agents used to TX hypoactive sex disire disorder
Constitutes the largest single reported problem in female sexuality:

a) nagging husbands
b) tight wadds
c) bad breath
d) sexual desire
d) sexual desire
Sexual orgasmic disorders in women tend to have a more negative prognosis than sexual desire disorders.

true/false
false

Sexual DESIRE disorders in women tend to have a more negative prognosis than ORGASMIC disorders.
The most difficult dysfxn to treat is:

a) erectile dysfxn
b) premature ejaculation
c) orgasmic disorders
d) hypoactive sexual desire
d) hypoactive sexual desire
A deficiency or absence of sexual fantasy or drive for sexual activity:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
Aversion to or avoidance of genital sexual contact w/ a partner:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
Inability to attain or maintain an adequate lubrication/swelling responses of sexual excitement:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
d) dypareunia
a) sexual arousal disorder
Inability to attain or maintain an adequate erection:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
d) erectile disorder
d) erectile disorder

An erectile disorder IS a sexual arousal disorder
Delay in or absence of orgasm after sexual excitement phase & must be persistant or recurrent:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
d) erectile disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
Onset of orgasm & ejaculation w/minimal sexual stimulation that is persistant or recurrent:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
d) erectile disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
and ...
d) erectile disorder
Genital pain associated with sexual intercourse not resulting from a general medical condition:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
d) sexual pain disorder
d) sexual pain disorder
Involuntary contractions of the perimeal muscles w/penetration not resulting from a general medical condition:

a) dyspareunia
b) vaginismus
c) orgasmic disorder
b) hypoactive sex disorder
b) vaginismus

Vaginismus is a sexual pain disorder
A hypoactive sexual desire disorder & sexual aversion disorder are both considered a:

a) sexual arousal disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
c) orgasmic disorder
d) erectile disorder
b) sexual desire disorder
Before beginning a sexual assessment:

a) examine your own feelings
b) examine your own attitudes
c) examine your own level of comfort
All of these
Monitors the difference between penile & brachial blood pressures

a) nocturnal penile tumescence
b) penilbrachial index
c) plethysmorgraphy
d) Seman's stop-start technique
b) penilbrachial index
Involves the use of a strain guage that fits around the penis & detects erection.

a) ultrasoiund
b) Yohimbine
c) EROS-CTD system
d) plethysmography
d) plethysmography
A higher level of this hormone is associated with greater sexual desire in males:

a) spontane
b) prolactin
c) testosterone
d) sensate
c) testosterone
A higher level of this hormone is associated with decreased sexual desire in males:

a) spontane
b) prolactin
c) testosterone
d) sensate
b) prolactin
Phenonomenon that involves a whole range of symptoms due to waning levels of testotsterone:

a) tumescence
b) sensate focus
c) andropause
d) plethysmography
c) andropause