Discovering Human Sexuality 4e Chapter 14 Learning Objectives

1. Review the prevalence and forms of sexual dysfunction seen in men and women, and discuss the approaches used by the various health care providers to treat these types of disorders.

Textbook Reference: Sexual Disorders Are Common

2. Describe the symptoms, causes, and available treatments for female sexual arousal disorder.

Textbook Reference: Female Sexual Arousal Disorder Involves Insufficient Genital Response

3. Discuss the reasons and possible treatments for women’s pain during sex.

Textbook Reference: There are Many Reasons for Sexual Pain in Women

4. Outline the prevalence and various treatments available for women who cannot achieve, or have difficulty achieving, orgasm.

Textbook Reference: Difficulty in Reaching Orgasm Is Common among Women

5. Explain how faking an orgasm might both contribute to and detract from a high-quality sexual encounter.

Textbook Reference: Difficulty in Reaching Orgasm Is Common among Women

6. Discuss the causes and types of premature ejaculation, and describe the common treatments.

Textbook Reference: Premature Ejaculation is Men’s Number One Sex Problem

7. Outline the factors that can contribute to or cause delayed ejaculation.

Textbook Reference: Delayed Ejaculation Is Not Well Understood

8. Provide a survey of the physical and psychological causes of erectile disorder and the range of possible treatments.

Textbook Reference: Erectile Disorder Has Many Causes and Treatments

9. Discuss the possible causes of and treatments for low sexual desire and sexual pain in men.

Textbook Reference: Men May Have Little Interest in Sex; Sexual Pain is Uncommon in Men

10. Discuss the manifestations and causation of hypersexuality and, using research evidence, evaluate the proposition that hypersexuality is related to both addiction and obsessive–compulsive disorder.

Textbook Reference: Too Much Interest in Sex Can Cause Problems

11. Discuss the causes of low sexual desire women and the various therapeutic approaches that have been devised to address this problem.

Textbook Reference: Lack of Desire for Sex Is Not Necessarily a Problem

12. Discuss ways in which sexual problems in LGBT individuals may differ from those in heterosexual men and women.

Textbook Reference: LGBT People Have Special Concerns