human sexuality - There are several factors that could...

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There are several factors that could relate to a couple experiencing a lack of romance and sexual interest in one another. Some of these factors could be physical, psychological, and psychosocial. Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is the persistent or recurrent aversion to, absence of, and avoidance of genital sexual contact (Encyclopedia of mental disorders, 2010). The individual this disorder has a low level of sexual interest and desire that is characterized by the failure to initiate or respond to a partner’s initiation of sexual activity (Encyclopedia of mental disorders, 2010). The primary causes of this disorder could include: sexual trauma (e.g., incest, sexual abuse, rape) or a repressive family attitude concerning sex enhance by religious faith. Additionally, this disorder could occur due to pain or sexual failure (Encyclopedia of mental disorders, 2010). Furthermore HSDD could be an acquired disorder resulting from boredom in the relationship with the current sexual partner, depression (use of psychoactive or antihypertensive medications), and hormonal deficiencies (Encyclopedia of mental disorders, 2010). painful intercourse
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