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Unformatted text preview: Psychological problems such as physical or mental abuse, anxiety, or guilt can cause this disorder (Nevid & Rathus, 2005, p. 497). Sexual arousal disorders that are psychological can usually be treated in men and women by teaching them how to relax so they may become aroused (Nevid & Rathus, 2005, p. 512). Erectile dysfunction can also be treated biologically with vascular surgery, penile implants, hormone therapy, injections, suppositories, oral medication, or a vacuum pump (Nevid & Rathus, 2005, p. 514). Female sexual arousal disorder can be treated easily with an artificial lubricant. Researchers are looking into the idea that they may also be able to treat women with treatments similar to the male treatments (Nevid & Rathus, 2005, p. 517). SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION 3 References Rathus, S. A., Nevid, J.S., and Fichner-Rathus, L. (2005). Human sexuality in a world of diversity. (6th ed.) Boston: Allyn and Bacon....
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