Orgasm in women in the laboratory—quantitative studies on duration, intensity, latency, and vaginal blood flow

@article{Levin1985OrgasmIW,
  title={Orgasm in women in the laboratory—quantitative studies on duration, intensity, latency, and vaginal blood flow},
  author={Roy J Levin and Gorm Wagner},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1985},
  volume={14},
  pages={439-449}
}
  • R. Levin, G. Wagner
  • Published 1 October 1985
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
Sexual arousal by clitoral self-stimulation was used by healthy, young adult women volunteers (n =28) to induce orgasm in the laboratory. The duration of the orgasm was obtained using the subject's verbal indication of its start and finish. The estimated duration and the subjective experience of the orgasm self-graded on a 5-point scale were also obtained in a number of subjects. Vaginal blood flow was assessed by the power consumption needed to keep a heated oxygen electrode, held on the… 
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