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

 


Other /More definition:
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.


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

Related Articles

Psychological disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■
Psychological disorder refers to a pattern of behavioral, cognitive , or physical symptoms that includes . . . Read More
FSAD at psychology-glossary.com■■■■■
FSAD is the abbreviations of Female sexual arousal disorder which refers to a lack of physical arousal . . . Read More
Major depressive episode at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Major depressive episode refers to the most common and severe experience of depression, including feelings . . . Read More
Medical model at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Medical model refers to the view that abnormal behaviors result from physical problems and should be . . . Read More
Body dysmorphic disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Body dysmorphic disorder or BDD refers to a somatoform disorder in which individuals are preoccupied . . . Read More
Depersonalization disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Depersonalization disorder refers to Dissociative disorder in which feelings of Depersonalization are . . . Read More
Factitious Disorder by proxy at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Factitious Disorder by proxy (or Munchausen's syndrome by proxy) is a condition in which a person induces . . . Read More
Mood Disorders at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
A set of Mood Disorders is a class of disorders marked by emotional disturbances that may spill over . . . Read More
Obsessive-compulsive disorder at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) refers to Anxiety disorder involving unwanted, persistent, intrusive . . . Read More
Trichotillomania at psychology-glossary.com■■■■
Trichotillomania refers to an impulse-control disorder involving the compulsive, persistent urge to pull . . . Read More