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22 Cards in this Set

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a disruption of any part of normal sexual response cycle.
Sexual dysfunctions
a person shows desire for sexual activity, dysfunction in this phase is called sexual desire disorder.
Appetitive phase
specific and direct sexual stimuli occurs. increase in heart rate, blood pressure and respiration are noted. males have erection. dysfuntion in this phase is called sexual arousal disorder.
The Excitement Phase
Dysfunction in this phase is called orgasm disorders.
The Orgasm phase
Relaxation after the orgasm. Dysfunctions due to pain are called dyspareunia and vaginismus.
Resolution phase.
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder
Sexual Aversion Disorder
Sexual Desire Disorders
Female sexual arousal disorder
male orgasmic disorder
premature ejaculation
Orgasm disorder
dyspareunia-genital pain in both sexes
vaginismus-involuntary spasm of vagina
sexual pain disorder
low testosterone, high blood pressure and high estrogen= low levels of sexual interest
Penile implants are helpful.
biological factors and treatment
historical, predisposing, sexual trauma, inappropriate sexual experiences, relationship conflicts. Education, anxiety reduction are helpful. Sex Therapists.
Psychological Factors and behavioral Therapy
unresolved oedipus or elektra complexes and identification with the opposite-sex parent
psychoanalytic perspective
parental encouragement of feminine behavior
behavioral perspective
exposure to the opposite sex hormones affects the bran centers governing sexual orientations. this process usually happens during the fetal stage.
biological (biogenic) perspective
sexual urges and fantasies regarding non-human objects, real or simulated suffering, non-consenting other.
strong sexual attraction for inanimate objects like panties, bras, shoes, bags etc.
sexual arousal is obtained through cross dressing in heterosexuals.
transvestite fetishism
exposure of one's genitals to unsuspecting strangers. most of such men are in their 20's.
bserving the genitals or watching sexual acts. peeping is a deviationg of it is preferesed to sexual intercourse.
sexual urges and fantasies of touching and rubbing against non-conesenting persons.
castration anxiety and unresolved opedipus complex are important factors in males. Helping the patient understand relationship between his her deviation and the unconscious conflict producing it is recommended.
psychoanalytic theory for etiology and treatment of paraphilias
stres on the importance of early conditioning experiences in the etiology of sexual deviant behaviors. reward and punishment techniques are effective.
behavioral perspective for etiology and treatment of paraphilias
possible genetic, neuronal, hormonal and brain abnormalities may be associated with sexual disorder.
biogenic (biological) perspectives