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Asexuality: A Mixed-Methods Approach
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The findings suggest that asexuality is best conceptualized as a lack of sexual attraction; however, asexuals varied greatly in their experience of sexual response and behavior. Expand
The DSM Diagnostic Criteria for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women
  • L. Brotto
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of sexual behavior
  • 1 April 2010
TLDR
The article concludes with the recommendation that desire and arousal be combined into one disorder with polythetic criteria. Expand
A Psychoeducational Intervention for Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Gynecologic Cancer
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It is suggested that a brief 3-session PED can significantly improve aspects of sexual response, mood, and quality of life in gynecologic cancer patients, and has implications for establishing the components of a psychological treatment program for FSAD. Expand
Definitions of women's sexual dysfunction reconsidered: Advocating expansion and revision
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Based on the review of existing evidence-based research, many modifications to the definitions of women's sexual dysfunctions are recommended and a recommendation is made that all diagnoses be accompanied by descriptors relating to associated contextual factors and to the degree of distress. Expand
Revised definitions of women's sexual dysfunction.
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The International Definitions Committee has recommended a number of fundamental changes to the existing definitions of women's sexual disorders based on an alternative model reflecting women's reasons/incentives for sexual activity beyond any initial awareness of sexual desire. Expand
The DSM diagnostic criteria for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in men.
  • L. Brotto
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The journal of sexual medicine
  • 1 June 2010
TLDR
The prevalence and correlates of low desire in men and qualitative and quantitative research on the experience of sexual desire inMen and women are reviewed and the dilemma of whether desire and arousal can be reliably differentiated in men is discussed. Expand
Women's sexual desire and arousal disorders.
TLDR
Specific recommendations for the assessment and treatment of women's desire, arousal, and orgasm disorders are forwarded; however, more research into these domains is needed. Expand
Narratives of Desire in Mid-Age Women With and Without Arousal Difficulties
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Although women with FSAD had low ratings of sexual desire on the FSFI, they could recall recent experiences of desire that did not differ from the control group, and most women acknowledged emotional connection as most important. Expand
A mindfulness-based group psychoeducational intervention targeting sexual arousal disorder in women.
TLDR
These data provide preliminary support for a brief, three-session group psychoeducational intervention for women with sexual desire and arousal complaints and indicate that mindfulness was the most effective component of the treatment, in line with prior findings. Expand
A brief mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral intervention improves sexual functioning versus wait-list control in women treated for gynecologic cancer.
TLDR
A brief mindfulness-based intervention for sexual dysfunction in gynecologic cancer survivors compared to a wait-list control group was effective for improving sexual functioning. Expand
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