Female Sexual-Arousal Interest Disorder
Candace syndrome, female sexual interest/arousal disorder. Specialty. Psychiatry, gynaecology. Female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) is a disorder characterized by a persistent or recurrent inability to attain sexual arousal or to maintain arousal until the completion of a sexual activity.
Wiki Number: W082
Diagnosis: Female Sexual Arousal-Interest Disorder
Brain Area: smaller amygdala activity than for sexual activity without the disorder
Symptoms: cannot remain aroused through sexual activity
Progression: can be lifelong or acquired; general or situational
Causes: neurological or cardiovascular illnesses or fears; inadequate lubrication-swelling; loss of libido after hysterectomy
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- Effect of vitamin E with and without saffron on the sexual function in women of reproductive age with sexual dysfunction: a randomized controlled trialby Saeideh Izadi on February 26, 2024
CONCLUSION: Using the combination of saffron and vitamin E is more effective in improving sexual function and its domains compared to vitamin E alone in women of reproductive age with sexual dysfunction without severe depression. Also, it diminishes the degree of depression, anxiety, and stress more compared to vitamin E alone. However, further research is required to arrive at a more definitive conclusion.
- Sexual dysfunction in bipolar depression: Gender differencesby Gunjan Malik on February 16, 2024
CONCLUSION: Acute-phase bipolar patients have very high sexual dysfunction rates. Females have both global and specific sexual response cycle deficits in comparison to acute phase bipolar depressed males. Future trials shall amuse neurobiology grounded, more individualistic sexual rehabilitation-based interventional paradigms, and longitudinal research models in acute phase bipolar depression.
- Sexual counseling for female sexual interest/arousal disorders: a randomized controlled trial based on the "good enough sex" modelby Zahra Farahi on January 5, 2024
CONCLUSION: The GES model, emphasizing intimacy and sexual dialogue, reduces unrealistic sexual expectations and improves women's sexual desire and overall health. Our results showed that instead of insisting on the physical presence of husbands in counseling sessions, clinicians should emphasize their emotional support and companionship during the treatment process.
- Education in Female Sexual Function and Dysfunction among American Urogynecologic Society Members: An Unmet Needby Sarah A Ward on December 27, 2023
CONCLUSIONS: Most of the respondents felt comfortable caring for patients with sexual function concerns, but reported that they would expand their practice with additional education. The majority reported having received ≤1 female sexual function/dysfunction lecture during their medical training. This highlights a critical need and desire for more female sexual function education among the urogynecologic provider population.