Gerontologists and other medical experts generally agree that continued sexual interest and activity can be therapeutic for older men and women. The aim of this paper is to present how sexual activities and sexual desires change in men and women 45-54, 55-64, and 65-74 years old and what are their determinants.
Sexual activity was measured with the frequency of sexual intercourse and sexual desire with the occurrence of the lack of desire in the last year. Methods The analyses of the presentation are based on combined national follow-up sex surveys in Finland in 1992, and in 1999. The total number of respondents in the age group 45-74 was 1504. The analyses were conducted by cross tabulations, correlations and regression analysis.
At the age of 70 three quarters of men but only a half of women had a steady sexual partner. The implication was that aging men were sexually more active than aging women. The aging men and women considered their couple relationship as happy as younger ones and they were also as happy with the physical closeness and touching that they had experienced with their partner.
Aging women did not value sex as much in their relationship as did the younger women. Aging men and men in the relationships of long duration were able to keep the quality of sex as high as the younger men but aging women considered their intercourse less pleasant and they experienced orgasms less frequently in their intercourse.
Results indicate that sexual activity was highly related to health and partner status among elderly. The age as such did not have much explanatory value for sexual desire. Illnesses had an impact on decreasing frequency of intercourse by decreasing sexual desire and by causing sexual disorders.
Until recent years therapeutic approaches to female sexual dysfunction (FSD) have relied mainly on cognitive behavioural sex therapy, couple counselling and psychotherapy. The success of the phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors in the treatment of erectile dysfunction in men prompted the notion that there may be a similar role for these drugs in thetreatment of female sexual dysfunction.
This report examines the results of The 6th National Survey of Youth Sexual Behavior. This survey has been conducted at intervals of six years since 1974 in Japan. Goals of presentation: Analyzing the data on contemporary Japanese youth’s sexual behavior and consciousness from the perspective of gender.
In a 2005 UCLA study, 85% of women said they were "very satisfied" with their romantic partner's size, but 45% of men responded they would prefer their penis size increased and 84% of respondents rated their penis size as average to above average. Penis size is of great concern to many people: some consider having a large penis a mark of masculinity; others are concerned that their penis is too small to satisfy their sexual partner(s).
There are three basic ingredients of an individual's sexual health: the development of their identity, their capacity for intimacy, and an enviornment which promotes sexual health. Barriers to identity and intimacy can come from family intimacy dysfunction and unhealthy cultural environments. Self identity and self esteem are essential ingredients for the capacity of intimacy. The self is formed in the context of interpersonal relationships and the cultural milieu. The failure to develop a postive identity and capacity to intimacy leads to identity and intimacy dysfunction. Lack of self esteem,sexual identity confusion and dysphoria, sexual dysfunctions and disorders, interpersonal violence are often symptoms of identity and intimacy function.
Victims of sexual abuse have been in therapists´ focus for several decades. Over the years couples have made countless adjustments to get around feelings of shame and pain caused by sexual trauma. Sexually traumatized persons often experience no ownership to their sexuality. Without adequate treatment, many have difficulties in establishing their sexuality on their own premises, even long time after the traumatic experience has taken place.
Who was the writer of Kamasutra? Which place did he come from? And when did he write Kamasutra? The date is not precise. It has been proven through epigraphic, literary, historical, numismatics and archaeological evidences, that Vatsyayana, the author of Kamasutra belonged to a place called “Nagarak” from South Gujarat and wrote Kamasutra between 351 and 375 A.D.
Sexual arousal is the experience of becoming sexually excited or turned on. Sexual arousal is a three-step process of: 1) tuning out all non-erotic experience 2) focusing on sexually pleasurable stimulation either generated or received by the brain 3) triggering of subjective arousal (feelings of erotic pleasure) and objective (physical) changes
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent