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Family Relations and Human Development
FRHD 2100
Robin Milhausen

CHAPTER 13 Sexual Dysfunction A persistent or recurrent difficulty with a lack of sexual desire or arousal, or difficulty reaching orgasm. Dyspareunia  A sexual dysfunction characterized by persistent or recurrent pain during sexual activity Vaginismus A sexual dysfunction characterized by involuntary contraction of the muscles surrounding the vaginal barrel, preventing or making penetration painful. Male erectile disorder Persistent difficulty getting or maintaining an erection sufficient to allow the man to engage in or complete sexual activity. Anorgasmic Unable to reach orgasm, through any means. Biopsychosocial model  An approach to explaining dysfunction that looks at the interactions of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors. Hypogonadism  An endocrine disorder that reduces the output of testosterone. Tumescene Swelling; erection Sensate-focus exercises  Exercises in which sexual partners take turns giving and receiving pleasurable stimulation in non genital areas. Squeeze technique  A method for treating premature ejaculation. The top of the penis is squeezed, to temporarily prevent ejaculation. CHAPTER 14 Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID)  inflammation of the pelvic region in women, possibly including the cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, abdominal cavity, and ovaries/ Its symptoms are abdominal pain, tenderness, nausea, fever, and irregular menstrual cycles. The condition may lead to infertility. Pharnyngeal gonorrhea  A gonorrheal infection of the pharynx, which is the cavity leading from the mough and nasal passages to the larynx and esophagus. Characterized by a sore throat Cervicitis  Inflam
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