Male orgasmic disorder Definition Male orgasmic disorder may be defined as a persistent or recurrent inability to achieve orgasm despite lengthy sexual contact or while participating in sexual intercourse. The mental health professional's handbook, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) , includes this disorder among the sexual dysfunctions , along with premature ejaculation , dyspareunia , and others. Description The individual affected by male orgasmic disorder is unable to experience an orgasm following a normal sexual excitement phase. The affected man may regularly experience delays in orgasm, or may be unable to experience orgasm altogether. Normal orgasm First, it is important to this discussion to understand the characteristics of a "normal" orgasm. The sensation of orgasm in the male includes emission followed by ejaculation. The term emission refers to a sensation of impending ejaculation produced by contractions of the prostate gland, seminal vesicles, and urethra accompanied by generalized muscular tension, perineal
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