Female sexual arousal disorder

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  • Sexual Desire Effect

    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 intercourse, experienced lack of initiation of sex, reaching an orgasm, and denied their sexuality (McGuire & Wagner, 1978). Sarwer and Durlak (1995) acknowledged specific components of sexual abuse, such as sexual penetration or receiving and performing oral…

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  • Vivus Case Study

    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

    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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  • Paraphilia Essay Introduction

    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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  • Sexual Dysfunctional Women

    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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  • Bodily Integrity Identity Disorder Case Study

    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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  • Examples Of Objectification Of Women

    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

    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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  • John Doe Case Study Psychology

    have seven children, though none are together. John brought four to the relationship and Jane three. John says sex was fun when he was young drinking and partying, but a couple times a week was sufficient. Both his first wife and girlfriend after that marriage had complained of infrequent relations with John, having to remind him to have intercourse, and both had sexual relations outside the relationship with John. He did have sexual relations with his current spouse, Jane, about every six…

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  • Comparing Elizabeth Bennet In Pride And Prejudice

    Pride and Prejudice is one of the most famous romance novels of all time. It centers on the representation of society, manners, marriage, and love in 19th century England. Author, Jane Austen, tells the convoluted love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy and describes the challenges it takes for the two of them to receive their happy ending. Elizabeth is the protagonist of the story and plays a pivotal role in the plot because she is a round and dynamic character, has a variety of…

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