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Ch 18: Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders: Tutoring Solution

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The Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders chapter of this Abnormal Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about sexual and gender identity disorders. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the vocabulary and concepts involving sexual and gender identity disorders required in a typical abnormal psychology course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other abnormal psychology work.
  • Identify the sexual and gender identity disorders concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

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This chapter of our abnormal psychology tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about sexual and gender identity disorders and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding gender and sexual identity disorders, causes, treatments or any other sexual and gender identity disorders topic
  • Have limited time for studying
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  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their sexual and gender identity disorders unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in abnormal psychology
  • Don't have access to their psychology teacher outside of class

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Learning Objectives

  • Examine the phases and types of sexual dysfunction.
  • Describe the current and historical views of sexual dysfunction.
  • Take a look at the causes and treatment of desire disorders.
  • Learn about the causes and treatment of excitement disorders.
  • Define orgasm disorders and explore their causes and treatment.
  • Explain the causes of sexual pain disorders and understand how they are treated.
  • List the features of sex therapy.
  • Describe the symptoms of different types of paraphilias.
  • Understand the characteristics of pedophilia, voyeurism and frotteurism.
  • Take a look at the characteristics of sexual sadism and masochism.
  • Define gender identity disorder, and describe the social perceptions regarding gender dysphoria.
  • Learn how gender identity disorder is treated.

13 Lessons in Chapter 18: Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders: Tutoring Solution
What Is a Sexual Dysfunction? - Definition, Phases & Types

1. What Is a Sexual Dysfunction? - Definition, Phases & Types

What happens when an otherwise healthy adult can't enjoy sex? In this lesson, we'll look at the four phases of sexual activity and sexual dysfunctions that can occur in each phase. In addition, we'll look at some common causes of sexual dysfunction.

Historical Perspectives of Sexual Dysfunctions

2. Historical Perspectives of Sexual Dysfunctions

When otherwise healthy adults can't enjoy sex, they are suffering from a sexual dysfunction. Throughout history, there have been many different views of the types and causes of sexual dysfunction. In this lesson, we'll explore historical perspectives of sexual problems.

Desire Disorders: Definition, Causes & Treatment

3. Desire Disorders: Definition, Causes & Treatment

Desire is a normal part of adult relationships. But what happens when someone loses all desire? In this lesson, we'll examine hypoactive sexual desire disorder, its symptoms, causes, and treatment.

Disorders of Excitement: Definition, Causes & Treatment

4. Disorders of Excitement: Definition, Causes & Treatment

Sex is a normal part of adult life, but what happens when someone is not able to be physically aroused? In this lesson, we'll look closer at different types of excitement disorders, as well as their causes and treatments.

What Are Orgasm Disorders? - Definition, Causes & Treatment

5. What Are Orgasm Disorders? - Definition, Causes & Treatment

Some people aren't able to reach orgasm, or they reach orgasm too quickly. What causes these things, and how are they treated? In this lesson, we'll look at the symptoms, causes, and treatment of orgasm disorders.

Sexual Pain Disorders: Definition, Causes & Treatment

6. Sexual Pain Disorders: Definition, Causes & Treatment

Most healthy adults enjoy sex, but sometimes people experience pain during sex. In this lesson, we'll look closer at sexual pain disorders, their causes and their treatments.

What Is Sex Therapy? - Definition and Features

7. What Is Sex Therapy? - Definition and Features

Sex is a normal part of adult life, but sometimes people have issues with sex. Where can people turn when they have sexual dysfunction? In this lesson, we'll examine what sex therapy is and how sex therapists help patients with sexual dysfunctions.

Paraphilia: Definition and Symptoms Displayed in Fetishism, Transvestism & Exhibitionism Paraphilias

8. Paraphilia: Definition and Symptoms Displayed in Fetishism, Transvestism & Exhibitionism Paraphilias

Sexual urges and fantasies are part of the lives of most healthy adults. But, what happens when the urges and fantasies center on a specific object or scenario and cause distress or impairment? In this lesson, we will look at several paraphilias and how they are treated.

Characteristics of Voyeurism, Frotteurism & Pedophilia

9. Characteristics of Voyeurism, Frotteurism & Pedophilia

What happens when someone becomes a peeping Tom? How do you treat people who feel the urge to rub up against nonconsenting people? And how do you treat someone who is attracted to young children? In this lesson we'll explore voyeurism, frotteurism, and pedophilia.

Sexual Masochism & Sexual Sadism: The Characteristics of Paraphilias Derived From Pain

10. Sexual Masochism & Sexual Sadism: The Characteristics of Paraphilias Derived From Pain

Sex is a part of healthy adult relationships. But, what happens when one partner craves pain as well as pleasure? In this lesson, we'll look at sexual masochism and sexual sadism, as well as the non-clinical term sadomasochism.

Gender Identity Disorder: Definition and Social Perception of Gender Dysphoria

11. Gender Identity Disorder: Definition and Social Perception of Gender Dysphoria

What happens when someone is born a woman but feels like they should be a man? In this lesson, we'll look closer at gender identity disorder, its symptoms, and changing views on it as a mental disorder.

Explaining and Treating Gender Identity Disorder

12. Explaining and Treating Gender Identity Disorder

What causes someone to be transgender? In this lesson, we'll look at the psychological and biological causes of gender identity disorder as well as common treatments for the disorder.

The Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest

13. The Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest

In this lesson, you will learn what the Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest is and what it evaluates. In addition, you will learn the history and components of this assessment, as well as the controversy surrounding it. Following the lesson is a brief quiz to test your new knowledge.

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