Desire Disorders: Definition, Causes & Treatment


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Gary has never had any interest in having sex with anyone. Which type of HSDD does he have?

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1. Kylie used to be very attracted to her husband, but recently she has stopped feeling any desire for him. She's still interested in other men, though. Which type of HSDD does she have?

2. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of HSDD?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are two causes of low libido (decreased sexual desire) and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of these problems. You will be quizzed on the various types of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD).

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Diagnostic criteria of HSDD
  • Types of HSDD
  • Two types of causes of HSDD
  • Possible causes of HSDD

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define HSDD and its classifications
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast types and causes of HSDD

Additional Learning

To learn more about characteristics of desire disorders, review the accompanying lesson titled Desire Disorder: Definition, Causes & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)
  • Recognize diagnostic criteria of HSDD
  • Name and differentiate between the three types/classifications of HSDD
  • Name the two categories of causes of HSDD
  • Explain the treatment approach for HSDD