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Female Sexual Dysfunctions and Female Menopause

1. Can you discuss at least three female sexual dysfunctions.
2. In addition, can you create a case study for one of the dysfunctions described and providing a brief treatment overview for the case.

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Can you discuss at least three female sexual dysfunctions? In addition, can you create a case study for one of the dysfunctions described and providing a brief treatment overview for the case.

(a) Sexual Aversion Disorder

The essential feature of Sexual Aversion Disorder (SAD) is the aversion to and active avoidance of genital sexual contact with a partner ([Criterion A]. the disturbance must cause marked distress or interpersonal difficulty [Criterion B]. The dysfunction is not better understood by another Axis I disorder except another sexual dysfunction [Criterion C] (DSM-IV-TRM 2000, p. 541).

(b) Vaginismus

Vaginismus is the persistent or involuntary contraction of the perineal muscles surrounding the outer third of the vagina when vaginal penetration of the penis, finger, tampon, or speculum is attempted [Criterion A] (DSM-IV-TR, 2000, p. 536). Vaginismus occurs when the outer muscles of the vagina spasm and contract preventing intercourse. The condition presents a distressful or interpersonal difficulty [Criterion B].

(c) Dysparennia

The essential feature of Dysparennia is genital pain that is associated with sexual intercourse ...

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