Noting that female and male sexual responses can differ, which statement about the female sexual response is accurate?
A. The female sexual response is linear in nature.
B. Emotions strongly modulate the female sexual response.
C. Women enter the sexual response model at only one point.
D. The female sexual response occurs in certain phases which occur in the same sequence during each sexual encounter.
B. The newer model of the female sexual response incorporates biological, psychological, and social aspects of sexuality. This model acknowledges the female sexual response is strongly modulated by emotions, recognizing that women can engage in sexual activities out of affection for their partners.
A. The female sexual response was once described as linear in nature; however, it is recognized as being more circuitous.
C. Women can enter the sexual response cycle at any point, not just one point.
D. The female sexual response cycle occurs in phases that can overlap and occur in any sequence.
How would female orgasmic disorder be subtyped in a patient who has been sexually active for 6 years and reports anorgasmia occurring for the first time over the past month only with her current boyfriend?
A. Acquired and generalized
B. Acquired and situational
C. Lifelong and generalized
D. Lifelong and situational
B. This patient has acquired female orgasmic disorder, which refers to the emergence of sexual difficulties following periods of normalcy. She has been sexually active for 6 years, but her sexual dysfunction arose within the last month. As it occurs only with her current partner, this dysfunction would be the situational subtype.
A. While this patient has acquired female orgasmic disorder, the emergence of sexual difficulties following periods of normalcy, it is not generalized. No other factors beyond her current partner exist, which would suggest anorgasmia occurring under any other circumstance.
C. This patient's sexual dysfunction is not lifelong, as she has reported anorgasmia only as a problem in the past month. No other factors beyond her current partner exist, which would suggest anorgasmia is not generalized.
D. This patient has situational female orgasmic disorder as it occurs only with her current partner. Her sexual dysfunction is not lifelong, as she has reported anorgasmia only as a problem in the past month.
Which female sexual disorder does a patient likely have if she ...