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Sexual aversion disorders in women

Banner L. Whipple B. Graziottin A.
Sexual aversion disorders in women
in: Porst H. Buvat J. (Eds), ISSM (International Society of Sexual Medicine) Standard Committee Book, Standard practice in Sexual Medicine, Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 2006, p. 320-324

Physical intimacy in a relationship is a dynamic process in which sexual motivation is the willingness to behave sexually with a partner. This intimacy can be perceived as too frightening and can increase anxiety for some women to an overwhelming point of sexual avoidance. Sexual desire and arousal is complex in women and many factors can cause or contribute to sexual aversion disorder (SAD).


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