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PSY120—Carol Donnelly Lecture 10—October 3, 2006 Dysfunctions vs. Paraphilias (unconventional sex) --greatest sex organ = brain Gender Differences Normal Sexuality Phase I: Phase II:
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Phase III: Orgasm (release, sex pleasure) Resolution: Relaxation, sense of well being Sexual Dysfunction Impairment in: 1) Desire for sex or… 2) Ability to achieve it This is an inhibition within the sex response cycle Last 25-30 years there has been considerable research on treating specific dysfunctions Much is known here Performance Anxiety: I feeling anxious around the process of sexual intercourse--comprised of: Arousal Cognitive Process Negative Affect Performance Anxiety: II (i.e., too much drinking resulting is performance difficulties) resulting in worry about performance next time creating Self fulfilling prophecy Performance Anxiety: III Spectatoring : Watching oneself, not participating Solution: Sensate Focus—Stage 1: - couple instructed to NOT have intercourse (or gentile touching) - Rather (for several days) enjoy: o Kissing o Hugging o Massaging o And explore (present moment subjective pleasure) Sensate Focus—Stage 2 “Genital pleasuring” but prohibits intercourse or orgasm Purpose is to allow sexual experience w/out anxiety of performance Sensate Focus—Stage 3: - …as couples complete 2 nd stage… - they are instructed to slowly begin sexual activity - continuing non-demand pleasuring as they progress
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Sexual Dysfunction—USA incidence - DSM: Sexual Dysfunctions Sexual Desire Disorders -Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder -Sexual Aversion Disorder Sexual Arousal Disorder -Female Sexual Arousal Disorder -Male Erectile Disorder (30% of Viagra users experience severe headache) Orgasmic Disorders -Female Orgasmic disorder -Male Orgasmic disorder -Premature Ejaculation (most common)
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