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Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

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Aaron Minks

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Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD)
Aaron D. Minks
Argosy University DSM-IV-TR
Criteria Etiology Treatment RISK FACTORS: INDIVIDUAL

Negative Cognitive Distortions
Inaccurate Sexual Beliefs
Poor Body Image
Fusion of Sex/Affection
Career Overload
Related Sexual Problems
Rigid Religious Beliefs LIFE CYCLE

Menstrual Cycles
Hormonal Contraceptives
Postpartum States

Negative Beliefs
Absence of Sexual Thoughts;
Negative Thoughts SYSTEMS THEORY

Emphasizes the Couple Relationship
Affective Communication
Power Imbalance Estimated 7-12%
of the General Population

Women 66%
Men 34%

(Minuchin, 2008). EPIDEMIOLOGY HSDD is an interesting disorder to consider in the context of evolution. Desire is an essential part of the perpetuation of the species but not at the level that we often require.
I think I would really to help those suffering from HSDD. I realize that it can cause a great deal of frustration and displeasure but that improving it can cause great joy and satisfaction. Reflection Persistently or recurrently deficient (or absent) sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity. The judgment of deficiency or absence is made by the clinician, taking into account factors that affect sexual functioning such as age, and the context of the person's life. Conclusion My personal strengths – Intellection, Learner, Communication, Activator, and Consistency –
support me as a teacher leader and mentor by supporting my leadership ability.
My strengths influence my personal leadership style in a individualistic way that makes me a leader like no other. Reference

Rath, T. (2007). Strengths finder 2.0. New York, NY: Gallup Press A. The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. B The sexual dysfunction is not better accounted for by another Axis I disorder (except another Sexual Dysfunction) and is not due exclusively to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication) or a general medical condition. C Divorce Partner Staff. (n.d.). 4 common mistakes made when 'blending' families. Retrieved
from http://www.divorcepartner.com
Divorce Statistics (n.d.). Divorce statistics and divorce rate in the USA. Retrieved from
Minuchin, P. (2008). Families and individual development: Provocations from the field of
family therapy . Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org References Types: Lifelong type
Acquired type

Generalized type
Situational type

Due to Psychological factors
Due to Combined factors SOCIAL

Acute or Chronic Stress
Sleep Deprivation
Sexual Knowledge
Sexual Attitudes
Physical Health
Psychological Health Anxiety
Mild Anxiety (Guilt over sexual
Moderate Anxiety (Fear of intimacy)
Deep Anxiety (Unconscious fears of

Provokes Negative Emotional States
Females More Prone to be "turned off"
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