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    Research Portfolio Sexual Dysfunction Disorder Sexual Dysfunction Disorder is identified when an individual is unable to enjoy sexual activity causing them to restrain from sexual relations. It can be a physical or emotional problem that is associated with sex. This is experienced by both men and women of all ages however, the chances of have this disorder increases with age. Sexual dysfunction is categorized in one of the four following ways: desire, arousal, orgasm, and pain disorders. The lack of interest to pursue sexual relations is due to desire disorders. Arousal disorders is when it becomes challenging to become physically aroused or excited during sexual activity. Orgasms are the climax of a sexual activity,…

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    Female Orgasmic Disorders

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    Having a disorder of any sort can evoke negative emotions and feelings of distress which ultimately affect how one feels about him/herself. The quality of one’s life and relationships are closely connected to his/her sexuality. Sexuality replicates the emotions and feelings of excitement and boredom, intimacy and distance, emotional wellbeing and distress, health and illness one experiences at points throughout life (Yarber, Sayad & Strong, 2010). Consequently, one’s sexual desires and…

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    Sexual Desire Effect

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    The effect of sexual abuse on sexual functioning such as low sexual desire began to be noticed in the 1970’s. 80% of female CSA survivors admitted to sexual problems, including low sexual desire (Courtois, 1999). Since then, an abundance of studies on the effects of CSA on sexual desire have been done. Different studies included statistics on an inability to enjoy sex and lack of interest in having sex (McGuire & Wagner, 1978). It was also discovered that females were avoiding sexual…

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    Vivus Case Study

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    Vivus which means back to life in Latin, is the name of a company that is trying to create and distribute a “cure” for female sexual dysfunction. They originally produced and sold drugs to help men with erectile dysfunction and now they have moved on to drugs for female sexual dysfunction. The pharmaceutical company can’t make a drug for something that is not considered a disease or disorder, so Vivus pushes the idea that women’s lack of sexual arousal during sex like lack of lubrication, and…

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    Paraphilia Essay

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    is a pattern of sexual attraction/behavior that deviates from the social and cultural norms. To have a paraphilic disorder, their unusual sexual interest needs to cause them distress or victimizes others for longer than six months. How does one develop a paraphilia? There are some certain neurotransmitters and hormones that are linked to paraphilic interests. It could also develop from people having poor interpersonal skills. Some people may have learned their paraphilia from classical or…

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    Overview Paraphilias is derived from the Greek word “Para” which means around or beside and the word “Philia” which means love. A term coined in the early 1900’s to describe atypical sexual behaviors. It is described as an emotional disorder that are ascertained to be as sexually arousing fantasies, recurrent behaviors that interferes with social function and other important daily functioning. Regarded as a sexual dysfunction, people with paraphilic condition have intense sexual fantasies and…

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    Performance anxiety plays a major role in sexual dysfunction. To define performance anxiety, it is when an individual “Worries about ones ability to “perform” sexually… that can interfere with experiencing pleasure during sex or even while thinking about having sex” ( Pukall, 2014, p.393). Sexual dysfunction can effect both woman and males but this essay will be strictly focused on the causes of anxiety on female sexual dysfunction. The following will be about the effects of enhancing anxiety…

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    BIID, Bodily Integrity Identity Disorder, formally known as, apotemnophilia (love of amputation), is “a psychologically based condition in which an individual has a fantasy of having a missing limb”("Apotemnophilia ", 2016). In patients diagnosed with BIID who do not receive the surgery they need, the desire to have an amputation is so overbearing that they will go to extreme lengths to conduct the operation themselves. Patients have been known to “pour drain cleaner into her [their]…

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    Sexual Objectification of Women If a woman today is asked if she has ever felt uncomfortable due to an unwanted compliment from a man, she will probably say yes. If a woman is asked if she would rather have the body of Kate Upton than her own, she will probably say yes. If a woman is asked if she has ever tried to lose weight or considered reconstructive surgery to get closer to an ideal body, she will probably say yes. These are all examples of sexual objectification and potential…

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    Orgasm Inc: Case Study

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    medical information around the issue their product was marketed to resolve. The original issue, prompting the documentary in the first place, was that a disorder was created out of nowhere and the results of the misleading studies created a national demand for an unnecessary – and worse, ineffective – drug. In effect, the pharmaceutical company noted the results of a survey measuring women’s sexual satisfaction in their lives. The study interpreted an extremely wide range of normal sexual…

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