Chapter 9 Final

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Chapter 9 Final
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  1. covert sensitization
    Cognitive–behavioral intervention to reduce unwanted behaviors by having clients imagine the extremely aversive consequences of the behaviors and establish negative rather than positive associations with them.
  2. Sexual gratification attained by exposing genitals to unsuspecting strangers.
    exhibitionism
  3. female orgasmic disorder
    Recurring delay or absence of orgasm in some women following a normal sexual excitement phase, relative to their prior experience and current stimulation. Also known as inhibited orgasm
  4. female sexual arousal disorder
    Recurrent inability in some women to attain or maintain adequate lubrication and sexual excitement swelling responses until completion of sexual activity.
  5. fetishism
    Long-term, recurring, intense sexually arousing urges, fantasies, or behavior involving the use of nonliving, unusual objects, which cause distress or impairment in life functioning
  6. frotteurism
    Paraphilia in which the person gains sexual gratification by rubbing against unwilling victims in crowds from which they cannot escape.
  7. gender identity disorder
    Psychological dissatisfaction with biological gender, or a disturbance in the sense of identity as a male or female. The primary goal is not sexual arousal but rather to live the life of the opposite gender
  8. gender noncomformity
    ndividuals expressing behavior and attitudes consistently characteristic of the opposite sex.
  9. hypoactive sexual desire disorder
    Apparent lack of interest in sexual activity or fantasy that would not be expected considering the person’s age and life situation.
  10. inhibited orgasm
    Inability to achieve orgasm despite adequate sexual desire and arousal; commonly seen in women but relatively rare in men.
  11. male erectile disorder
    Recurring inability in some men to attain or maintain adequate penile erection until completion of sexual activity.
  12. male orgasmic disorder
    Recurring delay in or absence of orgasm in some men following a normal sexual excitement phase, relative to age and current stimulation. Also known as inhibited orgasm (male).
  13. orgasmic reconditioning
    Learning procedure to help clients strengthen appropriate patterns of sexual arousal by pairing appropriate stimuli with the pleasurable sensations of masturbation.
  14. paraphilia
    Sexual disorder or deviation in which sexual arousal occurs almost exclusively in the context of inappropriate objects or individuals.
  15. sexual aversion disorder
    Extreme and persistent dislike of sexual contact or similar activities.
  16. sexual dysfunction
    Extreme and persistent dislike of sexual contact or similar activities.
  17. sexual masochism
    Paraphilia in which sexual arousal is associated with experiencing pain or humiliation.
  18. sexual pain disorder
    Recurring genital pain in either males or females before, during, or after sexual intercourse. Also known as dyspareunia.
  19. sexual sadism
    Paraphilia in which sexual arousal is associated with inflicting pain or humiliation.
  20. transvestic fetishism
    Paraphilia in which individuals, usually males, are sexually aroused or receive gratifi cation by wearing clothing of the opposite sex.
  21. vaginismus
    Recurring involuntary muscle spasms in the outer third of the vagina that interfere with sexual intercourse.
  22. voyeurism
    Paraphilia in which sexual arousal is derived from observing unsuspecting individuals undressing or naked.

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