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Textbook note-Chapter 16 Sexual Disorders

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY240H1
Professor
Neil Rector
Semester
Winter

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PSY240 CH 16: Sexual Disorders Sexual Dysfunctions N people have trouble engaging in and enjoying sexual relationships with other ppl N 5 phases of sexual response cycle o desire o excitementarousal vasocogestion: filling of blood vessels and tissues with blood mytonia: muscular tension o plateau also a pleasureable state physiological arousal o orgasm discharge of neuromuscular tension refractory period for men but not women (few minutes -> few hours) o resolution state of deep relaxation N DSM diagnosis on pg. 579 table 16.1 Sexual Desire Disorders N people have trouble engaging in and enjoying sexual relationships with other ppl N DSM III included sexual disorders as a category N Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder o Little or no desire for sex o Do not initiate in sexual activity or
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