PSYCH257 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder, Sexual Dysfunction, Paraphilia

47 views5 pages
28 Jul 2016
Department
Course
Professor
Psych257 Feb22
Desire Phase  Arousal Stage  Plateau Phase  Orgasm Phase  Resolution Phase
Sexual Dysfunction
Significant disturbance in one’s ability to respond sexually or to experience
sexual pleasure
For all cases:
Sexual dysfunction cases clinically significant distress
Symptoms have persisted for a minimum of 6 months
Not attributable to physiological effect of substance or a non-sexual mental
disorder or medical condition
Dysfunction types:
Desire
Men: male hypoactive sexual desire disorder (little to no desire)
Women: sexual interest/arousal disorder (little to no desire)
Arousal
Men: erectile disorder (getting/maintaining interest)
Women: sexual interest/arousal disorder (little to no desire- hand in hand
with arousal)
Orgasm
Men: Delayed ejaculation/premature ejaculation
Women: female orgasmic disorder
Pain
Women: genito-pelvic pain/penetration disorder (pain/anxiety/tension
associated with sexual activity, vaginismus - muscle spasm in vagina
interfering with penetration
WHO
most people will experience symptoms of sexual dysfunction from time-to-
time
45% of adult women and 30% of adult men will experience sexual
dysfunction in their lifetime
Causes:
Bio-psychosocial Model
biology
psychology
sociocultural
interpersonal
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-2 of the document.
Unlock all 5 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in
Treatment:
A solid treatment plan aims to improve physical, emotional, interpersonal
difficulties
Psychosocial
oRelationship counseling
oSensate focus
oCBT (fear reduction, sexual education, intimacy exercises)
Medical
Seldinafil (Viagra) – helps with arousal, but not necessarily desire or
satisfaction
Vasodilators
Penile Prostheses
No approved pharmaceutical treatments for women
Female (pink) viagra? Working on it – pill increases desire (psychological)
Paraphilias
Normal vs Deviant Sexual Behaviours or Interest
Defining Paraphilic Disorders
Paraphilias
Intense, recurrent sexual arousal manifest by atypical fantasies, urges, or
behaviours
Erotic activities OR erotic targets
Paraphilic disorders
Personal distress or impairment
Personal harm or (risk of) harm to another
At least 6 months
find more resources at oneclass.com
find more resources at oneclass.com
Unlock document

This preview shows pages 1-2 of the document.
Unlock all 5 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get access

Grade+
$10 USD/m
Billed $120 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
40 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Homework Help
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
30 Verified Answers
Study Guides
1 Booster Class