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Ch 8: Sexual Disorders

About This Chapter

The Sexual Disorders chapter of this Mental Health Study Guide course is the simplest way to master sexual disorders. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of sexual disorders.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering sexual disorders material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn sexual disorders. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the types of sexual disorders
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about sexual disorders
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the sexual disorders chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the sexual disorders chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about the sexual disorders material. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a sexual disorders unit of a standard mental health course. Topics covered include:

  • Causes and treatment of desire disorders
  • Disorders of excitement characteristics
  • Treatment for orgasm disorders
  • Sexual pain disorders and causes
  • Gender identity disorder

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Sexual Disorders
Desire Disorders: Definition, Causes & Treatment

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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.

Gender Identity Disorder: Definition and Social Perception of Gender Dysphoria

5. 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.

Sexual Frustration: Definition & Symptoms

6. Sexual Frustration: Definition & Symptoms

Did you know that it is possible to feel sexual frustration even in cases where you have sexual contact on a regular basis? Learn more about sexual frustration and its symptoms from this lesson.

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