Sexual Aversion Disorder refers to an extreme and persistent dislike of sexual contact or similar activities.


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Sexual aversion disorder refers to a sexual dysfunction characterized by an active dislike of intercourse or related sexual activities. The aversion must result in significant distress for the individual and is not better accounted for by another disorder or physical diagnosis. When presented with a sexual opportunity, the individual may experience panic attacks or extreme anxiety. Some evidence suggests that relationship issues and/or sexual trauma in childhood may play a role in the development of this disorder.

Sexual aversion disorder is categorized in DSM-IV as a Sexual disorders and dysfunctions. Sexual aversion disorder typical treatment would involve discovering and resolving underlying conflict or life difficulties.

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Sexual aversion disorder refers to a condition in which a person actively avoids sexual activities and experiences sex as unpleasant or anxiety-provoking.

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