orgasm

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Summary: The crisis of sexual excitement in either humans or animals.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The nature of human orgasm: a critical review of major trends
    K Mah
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, , Canada
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:823-56. 2001
  2. ncbi Timing of puberty and sexuality in men and women
    Jennifer M Ostovich
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:197-206. 2005
  3. ncbi On orgasm, sexual techniques, and erotic perceptions in 18- to 74-year-old Swedish women
    Kerstin S Fugl-Meyer
    Andrology Center, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sex Med 3:56-68. 2006
  4. ncbi [Opinions on the subject of sex life among students of the Medical University in Gdańsk]
    Hubert M Wichowicz
    Klinika Chorób Psychicznych i Zaburzeń Nerwicowych Katedry Chorób Psychicznych AM w Gdańsku K
    Psychiatr Pol 40:153-64. 2006
  5. ncbi Women's relationship quality is associated with specifically penile-vaginal intercourse orgasm and frequency
    Rui Miguel Costa
    CEDEMA Associação de Pais e Amigos dos Deficientes Mentais Adultos, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:319-27. 2007
  6. ncbi Functional neuroimaging studies of sexual arousal and orgasm in healthy men and women: a review and meta-analysis
    Serge Stoléru
    INSERM, U669, 123 rue de Reuilly, Paris, F 75012, France
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1481-509. 2012
  7. ncbi Effects of the addition of methyltestosterone to combined hormone therapy with estrogens and progestogens on sexual energy and on orgasm in postmenopausal women
    S R Lenharo Penteado
    Department of Psychiatry, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Climacteric 11:17-25. 2008
  8. ncbi Intimacy, orgasm likelihood, and conflict predict sexual satisfaction in heterosexual male and female respondents
    R Vernon Haning
    Department of Psychology, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia 25303, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:93-113. 2007
  9. ncbi The effect of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure on sexual function in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Ercan Yeni
    Departments of Urology and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Tip Fak Hastanesi, Uroloji Anabilim Dali, Harran University, 63100, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:390-4. 2003
  10. ncbi The impact of TVT on sexual function
    Swati Jha
    Birmingham Women s Hospital, Metchley Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:165-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi The nature of human orgasm: a critical review of major trends
    K Mah
    Department of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, , Canada
    Clin Psychol Rev 21:823-56. 2001
    This critical review presents a synthesis of the available theoretical and empirical literatures on human orgasm. Findings from both normal and clinical human populations are included...
  2. ncbi Timing of puberty and sexuality in men and women
    Jennifer M Ostovich
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:197-206. 2005
    ..Earlier first sexual arousal, but not timing of puberty, was related to sexual orientation for women only. We discuss classes of explanations for these results...
  3. ncbi On orgasm, sexual techniques, and erotic perceptions in 18- to 74-year-old Swedish women
    Kerstin S Fugl-Meyer
    Andrology Center, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sex Med 3:56-68. 2006
    To explore, in an age perspective, women's lifetime sexual techniques and the extent to which they had led to orgasm. To relate these techniques and current erotic perceptions to orgasmic function in women sexually active during the last ..
  4. ncbi [Opinions on the subject of sex life among students of the Medical University in Gdańsk]
    Hubert M Wichowicz
    Klinika Chorób Psychicznych i Zaburzeń Nerwicowych Katedry Chorób Psychicznych AM w Gdańsku K
    Psychiatr Pol 40:153-64. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to illustrate opinions on the subject of sex life among students of the Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk...
  5. ncbi Women's relationship quality is associated with specifically penile-vaginal intercourse orgasm and frequency
    Rui Miguel Costa
    CEDEMA Associação de Pais e Amigos dos Deficientes Mentais Adultos, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:319-27. 2007
    ..the present study, 30 Portuguese women reported on their frequency of different sexual behaviors and corresponding orgasm rates and also completed the Perceived Relationship Quality Components (PRQC) Inventory...
  6. ncbi Functional neuroimaging studies of sexual arousal and orgasm in healthy men and women: a review and meta-analysis
    Serge Stoléru
    INSERM, U669, 123 rue de Reuilly, Paris, F 75012, France
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 36:1481-509. 2012
    ..Further research should shift from passive to active paradigms, focus on functional connectivity and use subliminal presentation of stimuli...
  7. ncbi Effects of the addition of methyltestosterone to combined hormone therapy with estrogens and progestogens on sexual energy and on orgasm in postmenopausal women
    S R Lenharo Penteado
    Department of Psychiatry, Sao Paulo University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Climacteric 11:17-25. 2008
    To evaluate the effect of the addition of methyltestosterone to estrogen and progestogen therapy on postmenopausal sexual energy and orgasm.
  8. ncbi Intimacy, orgasm likelihood, and conflict predict sexual satisfaction in heterosexual male and female respondents
    R Vernon Haning
    Department of Psychology, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia 25303, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:93-113. 2007
    ..sexual satisfaction was positively correlated with two different intimacy variables, the respondent's orgasm likelihood, and negatively correlated with conflict in the relationship...
  9. ncbi The effect of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure on sexual function in women with stress urinary incontinence
    Ercan Yeni
    Departments of Urology and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Tip Fak Hastanesi, Uroloji Anabilim Dali, Harran University, 63100, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:390-4. 2003
    ..Sexual functions (desire, arousal, orgasm, pain and satisfaction) were evaluated with the Index of Female Sexual Function (IFSF), and continence status ..
  10. ncbi The impact of TVT on sexual function
    Swati Jha
    Birmingham Women s Hospital, Metchley Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2TG, UK
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:165-9. 2009
    ..The incidence and impact of TVT on orgasm incontinence, penetration incontinence, anxiety related to bladder problems during sex, avoidance of intercourse, ..
  11. ncbi Men versus women on sexual brain function: prominent differences during tactile genital stimulation, but not during orgasm
    Janniko R Georgiadis
    Department of Neurosciences, Section Anatomy, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Hum Brain Mapp 30:3089-101. 2009
    ..responses in heterosexual men and women during sexual tactile genital (penile and clitoral) stimulation and during orgasm. Gender commonalities were most evident during orgasm, a phase which demonstrated activations in the anterior lobe ..
  12. ncbi 3-D volumetric and vascular analysis of the urethrovaginal space in young women with or without vaginal orgasm
    Cesare Battaglia
    Department of Gynecology and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Massarenti, Bologna, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:1445-53. 2010
    ..The existence of the G-spot is controversial...
  13. ncbi Pleasure and orgasm in women with Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C)
    Lucrezia Catania
    Research Center for Preventing and Curing Complications of FGM C, Health Promotion of Immigrant Woman Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Perinatology, Human Reproduction, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 4:1666-78. 2007
    ..FGM/C women's sexuality is not well known and often it is neglected by gynecologists, urologists, and sexologists. In mutilated/cut women, some fundamental structures for orgasm have not been excised.
  14. ncbi Women's orgasm
    Cindy M Meston
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 78712, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 15:173-257. 2004
    An orgasm in the human female is a variable, transient peak sensation of intense pleasure, creating an altered state of consciousness, usually with an initiation accompanied by involuntary, rhythmic contractions of the pelvic striated ..
  15. ncbi Are changes in sexual functioning during midlife due to aging or menopause?
    L Dennerstein
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 76:456-60. 2001
    ..To determine whether changes in women's sexual functioning during midlife are due to aging or menopause...
  16. ncbi Correlation between insula activation and self-reported quality of orgasm in women
    Stephanie Ortigue
    Dartmouth Brain Imaging Center, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College, 6162 Moore Hall, Hanover, NH, USA
    Neuroimage 37:551-60. 2007
    ..in understanding the central mechanisms of the peripheral manifestations of women's sexual response, including orgasm, the cerebral correlates sustaining the interaction between women's sexual satisfaction and the unconscious role ..
  17. ncbi Measurement of the thickness of the urethrovaginal space in women with or without vaginal orgasm
    Giovanni Luca Gravina
    Department of Experimental Medicine, University of L Aquila, L Aquila, Italy
    J Sex Med 5:610-8. 2008
    ..The physiology and anatomy of female sexual function are poorly understood. The differences in sexual function among women may be partly attributed to anatomical factors...
  18. ncbi Sexual problems among married Nigerian women
    F Ojomu
    Family Medicine, Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
    Int J Impot Res 19:310-6. 2007
    ..The absence of foreplay, poor marital communication and being a housewife were independently associated with an orgasmic problem. Sexual problems are common among married Nigerian women seeking outpatient care...
  19. ncbi Orgasm-induced prolactin secretion: feedback control of sexual drive?
    Tillmann H C Kruger
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Essen, 45122 Essen, Germany
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 26:31-44. 2002
    ..clearly demonstrated that plasma prolactin (PRL) concentrations are substantially increased for over 1h following orgasm (masturbation and coitus conditions) in both men and women, but unchanged following sexual arousal without orgasm...
  20. ncbi Urinary incontinence at orgasm: relation to detrusor overactivity and treatment efficacy
    Maurizio Serati
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria, Del Ponte Hospital, Piazza Biroldi 1, Varese, Italy
    Eur Urol 54:911-5. 2008
    To understand the pathophysiological mechanism of incontinence during orgasm and to compare women affected by symptomatic detrusor overactivity (DO) with and without incontinence at orgasm in terms of efficacy of antimuscarinic treatment.
  21. ncbi Disorders of orgasm and ejaculation in men
    Chris G McMahon
    Australian Centre for Sexual Health, Sydney, Australia
    J Sex Med 1:58-65. 2004
    ..Ejaculatory/orgasmic disorders, common male sexual dysfunctions, include premature ejaculation, inhibited ejaculation, anejaculation, retrograde ejaculation and anorgasmia...
  22. ncbi Orgasm associated incontinence (climacturia) following radical pelvic surgery: rates of occurrence and predictors
    Judy M Choi
    Department of Urology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, 525 East 68th Street, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Urol 177:2223-6. 2007
    b>Orgasm associated incontinence, that is the inadvertent leakage of urine at orgasm, has received little attention in the literature...
  23. ncbi Women's partnered orgasm consistency is associated with greater duration of penile-vaginal intercourse but not of foreplay
    Petr Weiss
    Institute for Sexology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Sex Med 6:135-41. 2009
    It has been asserted that women's likelihood or consistency of partnered orgasm (her orgasm as a result of sexual activities with a partner) is determined by duration of foreplay, but not by duration of penile-vaginal intercourse.
  24. ncbi Sexual problems among women and men aged 40-80 y: prevalence and correlates identified in the Global Study of Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors
    E O Laumann
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Int J Impot Res 17:39-57. 2005
    ..among women and of several sexual problems, including a lack of interest in sex, the inability to reach orgasm, and erectile difficulties among men...
  25. ncbi Sexual dysfunctions: classifications and definitions
    Konstantinos Hatzimouratidis
    2nd Department of Urology and Center for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Sex Med 4:241-50. 2007
    ..The four major categories of sexual dysfunctions include disorders of sexual desire/interest, arousal, orgasm, and sexual pain...
  26. ncbi Specificity of the neuroendocrine response to orgasm during sexual arousal in men
    T H C Krüger
    Department of Medical Psychology, University of Essen, Hufelandstr 55, Federal Republic of Germany
    J Endocrinol 177:57-64. 2003
    ..Thus, the current study aimed to accurately differentiate the endocrine response to sexual arousal and orgasm in men using an automatic blood collection technique with 2-min sampling intervals...
  27. ncbi Climacturia following radical prostatectomy: prevalence and risk factors
    Jason Lee
    University Health Network Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Urol 176:2562-5; discussion 2565. 2006
    Following radical prostatectomy urine leakage during orgasm is a poorly defined entity. We defined the prevalence, quantity, bother and coping mechanisms associated with this complication, called climacturia.
  28. ncbi Concordance between women's physiological and subjective sexual arousal is associated with consistency of orgasm during intercourse but not other sexual behavior
    Stuart Brody
    Institute for Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, Germany
    J Sex Marital Ther 29:15-23. 2003
    ..domains would be greater for women with greater orgasmic consistency during penile-vaginal intercourse but not for orgasm consistency during other sexual behaviors...
  29. ncbi Regional cerebral blood flow changes associated with clitorally induced orgasm in healthy women
    Janniko R Georgiadis
    Department of Anatomy and Embryology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Antonius Deusinglaan 1, bldg 3215 room 729, 9713 AV Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Neurosci 24:3305-16. 2006
    ..a severe lack of knowledge regarding the brain regions involved in human sexual performance in general, and female orgasm in particular...
  30. ncbi Intercourse orgasm consistency, concordance of women's genital and subjective sexual arousal, and erotic stimulus presentation sequence
    Stuart Brody
    Division of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, University of Paisley, Paisley, United Kingdom
    J Sex Marital Ther 33:31-9. 2007
    ..Also replicated were the findings that intercourse OC (40% of the women had an orgasm from 90-100% of intercourse events, 44% from 9-89% of intercourse events) was not less than for other sexual ..
  31. ncbi Genetic and environmental influences on the frequency of orgasm in women
    Khytam Dawood
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:27-33. 2005
    This study reports on genetic and environmental influences on the frequency of orgasm in women during sexual intercourse, during other sexual contact with a partner, and during masturbation...
  32. ncbi Sexual arousal and orgasm in women: effects of spinal cord injury
    M L Sipski
    Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, FL, USA
    Ann Neurol 49:35-44. 2001
    ..erotic and audiovisual erotic combined with manual genital stimulation; and (2) of women's ability to achieve orgasm. Subjects included 68 premenopausal women with spinal cord injuries (SCIs) and 21 able-bodied, age-matched ..
  33. ncbi Migraine with aura triggered by orgasm
    G D'Andrea
    Cephalalgia 22:485-6. 2002
  34. ncbi Effect of sildenafil citrate on the male sexual experience assessed with the Sexual Experience Questionnaire: a multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial with open-label extension
    LeRoy A Jones
    Urology San Antonio Research, PA, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    J Sex Med 5:1955-64. 2008
    ..The Sexual Experience Questionnaire (SEX-Q) enables quick and easy assessment of functional, emotional, and satisfaction-related aspects of the sexual experience in men with erectile dysfunction (ED)...
  35. ncbi Brain activation during vaginocervical self-stimulation and orgasm in women with complete spinal cord injury: fMRI evidence of mediation by the vagus nerves
    Barry R Komisaruk
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Brain Res 1024:77-88. 2004
    ..Three women experienced orgasm during the CSS...
  36. ncbi Libido and orgasm in middle-aged woman
    Marcela Gonzalez
    Center for Women s Health, PROFAMILIA, Menopause Service, Cali Colombia
    Maturitas 53:1-10. 2006
    Determine which social, demographic and sexual function variables that most influence libido or desire and orgasm domains in the premenopausal and postmenopausal women.
  37. ncbi Sexual psychophysiology and effects of sildenafil citrate in oestrogenised women with acquired genital arousal disorder and impaired orgasm: a randomised controlled trial
    Rosemary Basson
    B C Center for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver Hospital, Canada
    BJOG 110:1014-24. 2003
    ..Secondly, we aimed to explore the concordance between a detailed historical assessment of genital response in real life, with laboratory vaginal photoplethysmographic assessment of genital vasocongestion...
  38. ncbi [Sexual behaviors of pregnant women]
    Adam Sipiński
    Z Zakładu Pielegniarstwa w Ginekologii i Połoznictwie Katedry Ginekologii i Połoznictwa, Slaskiej Akademii Medycznej w Katowicach
    Wiad Lek 57:281-4. 2004
    ..own bedroom) and sexual life in every trimester of the pregnancy in compliance with: libido, prevalence of orgasm, sensitivity and erotic imaginations. The inquiry concerned the sexual positions preferred by pregnant women too...
  39. ncbi Sexual functioning after vaginal hysterectomy or transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension for uterine prolapse: a comparison
    Cherng Jye Jeng
    Department of Obstetrics, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 50:669-74. 2005
    ..To examine changes in sexuality after total vaginal hysterectomy (TVH) or transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension (SSUS)for uterine prolapse...
  40. ncbi Epidemiology of sexual dysfunction in the male population
    M E Beutel
    Clinic and Policlinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Andrologia 38:115-21. 2006
    ..As disability-free life expectancy keeps increasing, the need to identify, adequately assess and treat male sexual dysfunction as an important impediment to quality of life most likely will become even more pressing...
  41. ncbi Emotions during sexual activity: differences between sexually functional and dysfunctional men and women
    Pedro J Nobre
    Departamento de Educacao e Psicologia, Universidade de Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal
    Arch Sex Behav 35:491-9. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi What can prevalence studies tell us about female sexual difficulty and dysfunction?
    Richard D Hayes
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Med 3:589-95. 2006
    ..Many recent studies have investigated the prevalence of female sexual difficulty/dysfunction...
  43. ncbi Potential testosterone therapy for hypogonadal sexual dysfunction in women
    James W Simpkins
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:449-51. 2005
  44. ncbi Gender differences in the content of cognitive distraction during sex
    Marta Meana
    Department of Psychology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 455030, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89154 5030, USA
    J Sex Res 43:59-67. 2006
    ..Investigating the content of cognitive distraction may be useful in understanding gender differences in sexual experience and in refining cognitive components of sex therapy...
  45. ncbi Sexual and physical health after sex reassignment surgery
    Griet De Cuypere
    Department of Sexology and Gender Problems, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
    Arch Sex Behav 34:679-90. 2005
    ..the male-to-females, and a trend to more sexual satisfaction, more sexual excitement, and more easily reaching orgasm was seen in the female-to-male group...
  46. ncbi Sexual dysfunction in patients with allergic rhinoconjunctivitis
    Cengiz Kirmaz
    Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 95:525-9. 2005
    ..Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (ARC) affects QoL, causing limitations in many areas. However, there has not been research on changes in sexual function in patients with ARC...
  47. ncbi [Sexual behaviors among students of the Medical University in Gdańsk]
    Karol Grabowski
    Klinika Chorób Psychicznych i Zaburzeń Nerwicowych, Katedry Chorób Psychicznych AM w Gdańsku
    Psychiatr Pol 40:139-51. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to illustrate sexual behaviours, needs and expectations as well as attitudes towards contraception among students of the Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk...
  48. ncbi Sexual arousal--its physiological roles in human reproduction
    Roy J Levin
    Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
    Annu Rev Sex Res 16:154-89. 2005
    ..The review examines the physiological roles of human sexual arousal in the mechanisms of reproduction in males and especially in females...
  49. ncbi "If sex hurts, am I still a woman?" the subjective experience of vulvodynia in hetero-sexual women
    Kathryn Ayling
    Gender, Culture and Health Research Unit PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW 1797, Australia
    Arch Sex Behav 37:294-304. 2008
    ..Implications for future research and vulvodynia treatment regimes are also raised...
  50. ncbi Sexual dysfunction and associated risk factors in women with end-stage renal disease
    Elife Kettaş
    Department of Urology, University of Mersin, School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    J Sex Med 5:872-7. 2008
    ..End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a serious illness which has severe negative effects on patients' lives and quality of life...
  51. ncbi Discrepancies between sexual desire and sexual activity: gender differences and associations with relationship satisfaction
    Pekka Santtila
    Center of Excellence in Behavior Genetics, Department of Psychology, Abo Akademi University, Turku, Finland
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:31-44. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi Behavioral assessment of couples' communication in female orgasmic disorder
    Mary P Kelly
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:81-95. 2006
    ..Specifically, women with orgasmic disorder or their male partners demonstrated more blame and less receptivity. We discuss the etiologic and treatment implications of these findings...
  53. ncbi Sexual function in women from infertile couples and in women seeking surgical sterilization
    Heitor Hentschel
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:107-14. 2008
    ..Scored data were collected on six different domains: desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, and discomfort/pain...
  54. ncbi Psychotropics and sexual dysfunction: the evidence and treatments
    Lawrence A Labbate
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Adv Psychosom Med 29:107-30. 2008
    ..When possible, the types of sexual dysfunction (e.g. desire, arousal, or orgasm) induced by the drug is described...
  55. ncbi Drugs of abuse and sexual functioning
    António Pacheco Palha
    Department of Psychiatry, Oporto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    Adv Psychosom Med 29:131-49. 2008
    ..Some psychotropic drugs are sometimes used as sexual aids. This can have some risks and should alert the therapist to a possible underlying and undiagnosed sexual problem...
  56. ncbi [Impact of neuroleptic-induced hyperprolactinemia on sexual dysfunction in male schizophrenic patients]
    Beata Konarzewska
    Klinika Chorób Psychicznych AM w Białymstoku
    Psychiatr Pol 42:87-95. 2008
    ..These sexual side effects are closely associated with the patients' willingness to take antipsychotics, and can affect compliance...
  57. ncbi The changes of sexuality in Thai women during pregnancy
    Natthaporn Senkumwong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:S124-9. 2006
    ..To determine the changes of sexuality during pregnancy in Thai women and to explore their attitudes and sources of information concerning sexuality during pregnancy...
  58. ncbi Body concerns in and out of the bedroom: implications for sexual pleasure and problems
    Diana T Sanchez
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, 53 Avenue E, Piscataway, New Brunswick, NJ 08854 8040, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:808-20. 2007
    ..men and women's body shame was linked to greater sexual problems (lower sexual arousability and ability to reach orgasm) and less pleasure from physical intimacy...
  59. ncbi Finasteride 5 mg and sexual side effects: how many of these are related to a nocebo phenomenon?
    Nicola Mondaini
    UO Urology, S Maria Annunziata Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 4:1708-12. 2007
    ..Such data could be seen as far from reality, if compared to a higher percentage that may be found in any common clinical practice...
  60. ncbi Psychosocial variables of sexual satisfaction in Chile
    Jaime E Barrientos
    Psychology School, Catholic University of the North, Antofagasta, Chile
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:351-68. 2006
    ..variables typically used for measuring sexual satisfaction, such as the frequency of sexual intercourse and orgasm, showed a positive but smaller association with sexual satisfaction...
  61. ncbi Spinal cord injury influences psychogenic as well as physical components of female sexual ability
    K D Anderson
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Reeve Irvine Research Center, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Spinal Cord 45:349-59. 2007
    ..Secure, web-based survey...
  62. ncbi The prevalence of sexual dysfunction and potential risk factors that may impair sexual function in Malaysian women
    Hatta Sidi
    Department of Psychiatry, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Sex Med 4:311-21. 2007
    ..Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a prevalent sexual health problem that does not spare the women in Malaysia, a nation with a conservative multiethnic society...
  63. ncbi Commentary on Puts' (2006) review of The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the Science of Evolution
    Kim Wallen
    Arch Sex Behav 35:633-6; author reply 637-9. 2006
  64. ncbi A 60-year-old woman with sexual difficulties
    Jennifer E Potter
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Ave, Healthcare Associates, Atrium Suite, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 297:620-33. 2007
    ..of a 60-year-old woman who with menopause developed decreased libido, rapidity of sexual arousal, and intensity of orgasm. She requests information about strategies to optimize sexual function...
  65. ncbi Female sexual function and activity following cystectomy and continent urinary tract diversion for benign indications: a clinical pilot study and review of literature
    Henk Willem Elzevier
    Department of Urology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 4:406-16. 2007
    ..There are limited data on female sexual function after cystectomy for benign indications...
  66. ncbi Sexual practices at last heterosexual encounter and occurrence of orgasm in a national survey
    Juliet Richters
    National Centre in HIV Social Research, Webster Building, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia
    J Sex Res 43:217-26. 2006
    In order to examine factors associated with orgasm in heterosexual encounters, we analyzed data from the Australian Study of Health and Relationships, a national telephone survey of sexual behavior and attitudes and sexual health ..
  67. ncbi First stirrings: cultural notes on orgasm, ejaculation, and wet dreams
    Diederik F Janssen
    Berg and Dalseweg 209 k60, Nijmegen 6522BK, The Netherlands
    J Sex Res 44:122-34. 2007
    ..is offered of international data pertaining to the chronology of three "milestones" in sexual autobiography: first orgasm (orgasmarche), first ejaculation (oigarche), and first wet dream (nocturnal emission)...
  68. ncbi [Sexual disorders in schizophrenia--overview of research literature]
    Beata Kasperek-Zimowska
    Klinika Rehabilitacji Psychiatrycznej IPiN w Warszawie
    Psychiatr Pol 42:97-104. 2008
    ..in schizophrenia, such as weaker libido, erection and ejaculation disturbances in men, and lubrication and orgasm disturbances in women are described...
  69. ncbi Efficacy and tolerability of vardenafil for treatment of erectile dysfunction in patient subgroups
    Hartmut Porst
    Urological Practice, Hamburg, Germany
    Urology 62:519-23; discussion 523-4. 2003
    ..To assess whether vardenafil would improve erectile function irrespective of etiology, baseline severity, or patient age. The consistency of the response over time was also evaluated...
  70. ncbi Sexual functioning and patient expectations of sexual functioning after hysterectomy
    Katherine G Dragisic
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1416-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess sexual functioning and patient expectations of sexual functioning after hysterectomy...
  71. ncbi Communication and associated relationship issues in female anorgasmia
    Mary P Kelly
    Department of Psychology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:263-76. 2004
    ..The etiologic and treatment implications of these differences are discussed...
  72. ncbi Sexual response in the patient after hysterectomy: total abdominal versus supracervical versus vaginal procedure
    Nicholas P Roussis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1427-8. 2004
    ..The present study examines the patient's own appraisal of her sexual responsiveness after hysterectomy...
  73. ncbi [Sexual life after hysterectomy]
    Dariusz Wydra
    Kliniki Ginekologii AM w Gdańsku
    Ginekol Pol 74:505-7. 2003
    ..The evaluation of sexual life after hysterectomy is still controversial...
  74. ncbi Evaluation of male sexual function by the International Index of Erectile Function after deep dorsal vein arterialization of the penis
    J P Sarramon
    Department of Urology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Rangueil, Toulouse, France
    J Urol 166:576-80. 2001
    ..6% still complained of severe erectile dysfunction. CONCLUSIONS: Long-term improvement in the various aspects of male sexual function was observed after deep dorsal vein penile arterialization in a significant proportion of patients...
  75. ncbi Sexual functioning in a population-based study of men aged 40-69 years: the good news
    P Enzlin
    Institute for Family and Sexuality Studies, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Impot Res 16:512-20. 2004
    ..reported to be able to get and keep an erection until completion of intercourse, to ejaculate with a feeling of orgasm, and reported to be satisfied with their sexual partner relation and their overall sex life...
  76. ncbi [Female sexuality]
    B Delisle
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:34-6. 2003
  77. ncbi [Premature orgasm in the male]
    F M Kohn
    Klinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Technische Universitat Munchen
    MMW Fortschr Med 145:29-30, 33. 2003
    ..The history-taking should aim, in particular, to uncover possible anxiety in conjunction with premature orgasm, and also to establish the reactions of the partner...
  78. ncbi Sex, drugs, and hypertension: a methodological approach for studying a sensitive subject
    L E Duncan
    Research Institute, Bassett Healthcare, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326, USA
    Int J Impot Res 13:31-40. 2001
    ..results reported women with hypertension had more difficulty than did healthy controls achieving lubrication and orgasm. Seven questions, each with the highest correlation to its respective composite variable (by Spearman's ..
  79. ncbi [Gynecologic cancer and sexuality. Evidence and research perspectives]
    Pernille Tine Jensen
    Palliativ Medicinsk Afdeling, Forskningsenheden, H S Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4796-801. 2002
  80. ncbi [Female sexual dysfunction as adverse effect of pharmacological treatment]
    Annamaria G Elena Giraldi
    Klinisk Farmakologisk Afdeling, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4757-60. 2002
    ..FSD covers libido, arousal, orgasm, and pain problems...
  81. ncbi Sexual dysfunction associated with antidepressant drugs
    David S Baldwin
    University Department of Mental Health, RSH Hospital, RSH Hospital, Graham Road, Southampton, SO14 0YG, UK
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 3:457-70. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi [Assessment of orgasmic capacity of postmenopausal women]
    Sonia Regina Lenharo Penteado
    Departamento de Obstetricia e Ginecologia, Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidad de Sao Paulo, SP
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 50:444-50. 2004
    ..To correlate the capacity of healthy postmenopausal women to have orgasms (during intercourse or by solitary masturbation) with psychosocial, behavioral, climacteric, hormonal and interpersonal factors...
  83. ncbi The assessment of sexual functions in women with male partners complaining of erectile dysfunction: does treatment of male sexual dysfunction improve female partner's sexual functions?
    Selahittin Cayan
    Department of Urology, University of Mersin School of Medicine, Mersin, Turkey
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:333-41. 2004
    ..2000) to assess sexual desire, arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, and pain...
  84. ncbi Sexual function and behavior in social phobia
    Liron Bodinger
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:874-9. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate sexual function and behavior in patients with social phobia compared with mentally healthy subjects...
  85. ncbi [Comparison of sexual behavior after total or subtotal hysterectomy]
    Dariusz Wydra
    Klinika Ginekologii AM w Gdańsku
    Ginekol Pol 75:274-80. 2004
    ..Sexual life after supracervical or total hysterectomy is still controversial...
  86. ncbi Self-reported sexual arousability in women with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Kenneth J Zucker
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:343-55. 2004
    ..We discuss the results in the context of assessing sexual function and dysfunction in women with CAH...
  87. ncbi Changes in sexual function in middle-aged and older men: longitudinal data from the Massachusetts Male Aging Study
    Andre B Araujo
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1502-9. 2004
    ..To describe within-individual change in sexual function over a 9-year period and to determine whether the amount of change differs by age group...
  88. ncbi [Sexual dysfunction with antidepressive agents. Effect of the change to amineptine in patients with sexual dysfunction secondary to SSRI]
    A L Montejo
    Facultad de Medicina, Hospital Universitario de Salamanca, Salamanca, Salamanca, 37900, Espana
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 27:23-34. 1999
    ..This presents as a decrease in libido, alterations in the ability to reach orgasm/ejaculation, and an erectile dysfunction or a decreased vaginal lubrication...
  89. ncbi [Sex, erectile dysfunction, and the heart: a growing problem]
    Günter Görge
    Klinik für Herz und Lungenkrankheiten, Angiologie und Intensivmedizin, Klinikum Saarbrücken, Germany
    Herz 28:284-90. 2003
    ..The main risk factors for coronary heart disease (high LDL, smoking, hypertension, diabetes) and ED are the same. ED after the diagnosis of coronary artery disease or myocardial infarction is also common...
  90. ncbi Clinical holistic medicine: holistic sexology and treatment of vulvodynia through existential therapy and acceptance through touch
    Søren Ventegodt
    The Quality of Life Research Center, Teglgårdstraede 4 8, DK 1452 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:571-80. 2004
    ..four major forms: lack of libido, lack of arousal and potency, pain and discomfort during intercourse, and lack of orgasm. It is possible to work with a holistic approach to sexology in the clinic in order to find and repair the ..
  91. ncbi Valsalva maneuver-induced priapism: a hidden culprit
    Wei Liang Chen
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Sex Med 6:1181-4. 2009
    Priapism is defined as an abnormal prolonged penile erection without sexual interest and failure to subside despite orgasm. The disorder is enigmatic yet devastating because of its elusive etiology, irreversible erectile tissue damage, ..
  92. ncbi Assessment of sexuality among middle-aged women using the Female Sexual Function Index
    P Chedraui
    Collaborative Group for Research of the Climacteric in Latin America REDLINC, Guayaquil, Ecuador
    Climacteric 12:213-21. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present investigation was to assess sexual function among middle-aged women and determine related risk factors (personal and partner) for sexual dysfunction...
  93. ncbi Sexual function in women with Turner syndrome
    Alexis T Sheaffer
    Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:27-33. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to determine the level of sexual activity in adult women with TS participating as volunteers in the NIH natural history study...
  94. ncbi Effect of tibolone on sexual function in late postmenopausal women
    Zdravko A Kamenov
    Clinic of Endocrinology, Alexandrov s Hospital, Department of Pathophysiology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Folia Med (Plovdiv) 49:41-8. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the effect of tibolone on climacteric symptoms and sexuality in late postmenopausal but still symptomatic women...
  95. ncbi Restless genital syndrome before and after clitoridectomy for spontaneous orgasms: a case report
    Marcel D Waldinger
    Department of Psychiatry and Neurosexology, HagaHospital Leyenburg, 2545 CH The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 7:1029-34. 2010
    ..Females despairing of restless genital syndrome (ReGS) may request clitoridectomy for treatment of unwanted genital sensations. Aim. The aim of this study was to report persistence of ReGS despite clitoridectomy...
  96. ncbi Modulation of uterine contractility and peristalsis by oxytocin in estrogen-primed non-pregnant swine uteri
    Andreas Muller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erlangen University Hospital, Universitaetsstr 21 23, D 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Eur J Med Res 11:157-62. 2006
    ..throughout the menstrual cycle, showing an increase during sexual stimulation and arousal, with a peak during orgasm in women...
  97. ncbi Cannabis use and sexual health
    Anthony M A Smith
    Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Med 7:787-93. 2010
    ..Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit substance worldwide. Despite this, its impact on sexual health is largely unknown...
  98. ncbi Evaluation of male sexual function in patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS) associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) treated with a phytotherapeutic agent (Permixon), Tamsulosin or Finasteride
    Alexandre R Zlotta
    Department of Urology, Erasme Hospital, University Clinics of Brussels, 808 Route de Lennik, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Urol 48:269-76. 2005
    ..We compared the influence on men's sexuality of Permixon, a lipido-sterolic extract of Serenoa Repens, with Tamsulosin and Finasteride using a specific validated questionnaire exploring patient's sexual functions...
  99. ncbi Conventional vs. extended-cycle oral contraceptives on the quality of sexual life: comparison between two regimens containing 3 mg drospirenone and 20 µg ethinyl estradiol
    Salvatore Caruso
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
    J Sex Med 8:1478-85. 2011
    ..Women may use new oral contraceptives (OC) having flexible extended-cycle regimens with a reduced hormone-free interval...
  100. ncbi Physiological changes in female genital sensation during sexual stimulation
    Ilan Gruenwald
    Rambam Medical Center Neuro urology, Haifa, Israel
    J Sex Med 4:390-4. 2007
    ..So far genital sensation has been investigated only during a non-excitatory state, and the sensory physiological changes, which occur during the sexual cycle in this region, are still obscured...
  101. ncbi Gender reassignment surgery in male-to-female transsexualism: A retrospective 3-month follow-up study with anatomical remarks
    Ladislav Jarolim
    Department of Urology, University Hospital Motol Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    J Sex Med 6:1635-44. 2009
    ..In response to a greater volume of patients, surgical techniques have evolved and the outcome in patients with male-to-female transsexualism is now a very accurate imitation of female genitalia, enabling sexual intercourse with orgasm.

Research Grants24

  1. FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Abdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the Applicant's Abstract): Female sexuality is an desire, arousal, orgasm or pain, are estimated to afflict 30-50 percent of women in the United States...
  2. Longitudinal Trends in the Sexual Behavior of Older Men
    CATHERINE JOHANNES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., frequency of intercourse, orgasm, erections, and masturbation, as well as sexual fantasies, desire, interest, enjoyment, and expectations)...
  3. Effects of Early Abuse on Adult Intimate Relationships
    Cindy M Meston; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this investigation will have implications for understanding both the psychological and physiological mechanisms that link CA with detrimental intimacy/relational factors in adulthood. ..
  4. Neurobiology of Hormone-Mediated Behaviors
    Ann Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sexual dysfunction, including disorders of sexual desire, arousal, orgasm and sexual pain, affects approximately 40% of American women, often with significant consequences on quality of life...
  5. Ginkgo Biloba: Antidepressant-Induced Sexual Dysfunction
    Cindy Meston; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..effects most commonly reported include decreased sexual arousal with decreased lubrication, delayed or inhibited orgasm, and decreased sexual desire...
  6. HORMONE REPLACEMENT IN MENOPAUSAL WOMEN WITH EPILEPSY
    Cynthia Harden; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The outcome of this study will be determined by comparing seizure frequency in the baseline phase with the treated phase between placebo and hormone treated groups. ..
  7. Effects of SCI on Female Sexual Response
    Khurram Bashir; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will study sexual arousal and orgasm in women with MS to see if similar effects as in women with SCIs can be documented based upon the extent and ..
  8. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual Functions
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This powerful combination will provide the candidate with the necessary skills and experience to become a successful, independently funded investigator. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. Pramipexole in Treatment-Resistant Depression
    Roy Perlis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed investigation and training program will provide critical skills, experience and data to aid the candidate in writing an R01 and becoming an independent investigator. ..
  10. The impact of androgen ablation therapy on cognition in*
    Christian Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..2. To determine the severity of cognitive impairment in men over the age of 65 who have received androgen ablation therapy for 2 years. ..
  11. Characterization of Central ABP/SHBG Receptors
    Jack Caldwell; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This proposal examines this mechanism. ..
  12. NEUROPSYCHIATRIC EFFECTS OF TESTOSTERONE IN MEN
    Stuart Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Lamina I and Homeostasis
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The fundamental knowledge will provide new opportunities for explaining maladaptive homeostatic responses to somatic physiological changes, including such human pathological conditions as fibromyalgia. ..
  14. Physiology of Lamina I and V STT Cells
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research will provide new insights into the synergy between lamina I and V STT neurons and into the integration underlying pain, temperature and itch sensations that is altered in clinical disorders. ..
  15. Fine Structure of Lamina I TSST Terminals in VP
    Arthur Craig; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These studies will advance our understanding of the anatomical substrates for pain sensation in the primate thalamus. ..
  16. BEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT--PRENATAL HORMONAL INFLUENCES
    Kim Wallen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The combination of these efforts will allow the PI to expand his research into new areas, while increasing his understanding of its relevance to important human mental health conditions. ..
  17. Menstrual Health Disparities of Low SES African-America*
    Patricia Koch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Developmental Psychopathology and Maternal Substance Use
    Sharon Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Mentors and consultants will provide expertise and oversight in all career development and research activities. ..
  19. Assessment of Penile Autonomic Innervation
    Claire Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ability to detect cavernous neuropathy is relevant to the evaluation of erectile dysfunction, as well as the development of disease-specific treatments for neurogenic erectile dysfunction. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Female sexuality: modulation by estrogen and androgen
    Kim Wallen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These therapies will also be compared on their effects on neuroendocrine function. These studies will markedly increase our understanding of the role that ovarian steroids play in modulating women's sexuality. ..
  21. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
  22. Influences on Sexual Health
    MARGAERT NUSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Nusbaum with experience crucial to her growth as an independent academic researcher in sexual health care. ..
  23. Cardiac-Related Mortality with Atypical Antipsychotics
    DEANNA KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This study is important as data on long-term health outcomes with atypical antipsychotics is lacking from the literature. ..
  24. Comorbid Substance Abuse and Long-Term Health Outcomes in Schizophrenia
    DEANNA KELLY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This will be an important step for improving the lives of people with schizophrenia. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..