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Abnormal Chapter 13

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if someone had a sexual dysfunction, we know that this person would not be having difficulty in which of the following phases of sexual response cycle?
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Resolution
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A man who has never been able to achieve or maintain an erection for sexual intercourse would most likely be diagnosed with what type of erectile disorder?
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Lifelong
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If an individual had experienced normal sexual functioning for years and gradually developed a problem with becoming aroused under any condition, the type of dysfunction would be…
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Acquired and generalized
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If a woman had never experienced normal sexual functioning with her husband and had a problem with becoming aroused with him, but found she could be aroused with other me, what type of dysfunction would that be?
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Lifelong and situational
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According to Masters and Johnson, the resolution phase is more gradual and less sudden in women when…
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They do not experience an orgasm
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If grandma is 90 and healthy, what is the chance, expressed as a percentage, that she still masturbates at least occasionally?
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higher than 20%
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If grandpa is 90 and healthy, what is the chance, expressed as a percentage, that he still masturbates at least occasionally?
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about 40%
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An otherwise healthy man reports almost no interest in sexual activity and has had very few sexual experiences in the past several years. That person most likely is experiencing…
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Male hypoactive sexual desire disorder
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To be classified as having male hypoactive sexual desire disorder, one would have a reduced interest in sex and little sexual activity, lasting..
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6 months
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Female sexual interest/arousal disorder differs from male hypoactive sexual desire disorder most notably in that it…
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Includes difficulties in both desire and arousal stages of the sexual response cycle
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Which hormone can cause decreased sexual desire when present in low but not high levels?
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Testosterone
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A young woman who formerly had a fairly high sex drive, and who reports no new medical problems, nonetheless experiences an unexpected drop in sex drive. What would be an important question to ask her, before recommending some sort of psychotherapy?
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“Have you recently started taking birth control pills?”
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Which of the following is not a symptom of female sexual interest/arousal disorder?
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Inadequate lubrication during sexual activity
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Obsessive-compulsive symptoms may contribute to low sexual desire because someone with this disorder…
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Finds contact with body fluids and odors unpleasant
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In females, the labia swells during which phase of the sexual response cycle?
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Desire
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The event that is more likely to result in low sexual desire is…
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Sexual molestation
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in males, the penis becomes erect during which phase of the sexual response cycle?
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Excitement
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Erectile dysfunction occurs during the ____ phase of sexual arousal.
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Excitement
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A recent study of erectile disorder showed that most cases of erectile disorder are caused by…
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A combination of psychosocial and physical causes
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Who is most likely to receive phalloplasty?
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Someone experiencing gender dysphoria
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What is the most common biological cause of erectile failure in men?
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Vascular problems
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When people with gender dysphoria take hormones, it is an attempt to…
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Facilitate their living as the other gender
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A healthy man is likely to have two to five REM periods each night and several penile erections during that time. If he is not experiencing this, he most likely has
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A biologically based erectile dysfunction
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Which theoretical orientation is most helpful in understanding the origin of gender identity disorder?
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Biological
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A man awakens after 8 hours of normal sleep and has an unbroken “snap gauge” band. There’s a good chance that the man has…
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A physical basis for erectile problems
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A person feels most comfortable wearing clothes preferred by the opposite gender, strongly wishes to be the opposite gender, and is considering a surgical procedure. The most likely diagnosis for this person is..
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Gender dysphoria
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Which of the following occupations is most similar to what Masters and Johnson identified as the spectacular role in sexual behavior?
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Judge
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One who is experiencing gender dysphoria…
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Is unhappy with his or her biological gender
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Based on the likely sociocultural factors related to erectile disorders, the best advice you could give to an aging couple would be to…
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Provide more intense and lengthy penile stimulation
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While inflicting paint (perhaps unintentionally) on an animal or person, a teenager may become sexually aroused and later turn out to be a sadist. The theory that best describes this example of the development of sadism is…
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Behavioral
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According to the DSM-5, the cut-of point for diagnosing early ejaculation is within ____ of initiating sexual activity.
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A minute
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Autoerotic asphyxia is a fatal side effect of…
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A masochistic practice
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In the United States, over the past several decades, the typical duration of sexual intercourse has…
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Increased, as has the distress of those suffering from early ejaculation
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The technique of having a client with pedophilia identify situations in which he performs inappropriate behavior and then teaching him more appropriate coping strategies is called…
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Relapse-prevention training
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William, a 20-year old who is having his first sexual relationship, has gone to see a sex therapist about a sexual dysfunction problem. What is William most likely suffering from?
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Early ejaculation
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Recent studies of pedophiles show that…
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Most have at least one other psychological disorder
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A man experiencing the process of erection and partial elevation of the testes is in which stage of sexual response?
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Excitement
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In the classic type of pedophilic disorder, those most at risk become to victims are..
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Prepubescent girls
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Which statement is most accurate about female orgasms?
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Women who are comfortable masturbating are more likely to experience orgasm
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During which period does frotteurism typically develop?
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Adolescence
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The view that modern researchers hold about clitoral orgasms is that they are..
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Normal and healthy
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Which thought would likely be most arousing to a voyeur in the act of secretly watching a couple have sex?
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The people would be humiliated if they knew I was watching
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In the Victorian times, a woman diagnosed as “insane” was presumed to have a dysfunction of her…
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Reproductive organs
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Which response from the person he exposed himself to would be least satisfying to the exhibitionist?
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ignoring the exibitionist
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Having a positive relationship with one’s mother is associated with ____ in women.
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Positive orgasm outcomes
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Terry has been diagnosed as having a paraphilia, specifically transvestic fetishism. Terry is most likely to be…
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A male
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Research has revealed that lack of orgasm can sometimes be linked to all of the following except…
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Female inadequacies
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“Cross-Dressing” is another term for…
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Transvestic disorder
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Which finding best argues against the idea that female orgasmic problems are due to society’s message to women that they should deny their sexuality? Many women with arousal and orgasmic difficulties
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ave a history of rape or child asexual molestation
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What is thought to be the cause of vaginisms (the involuntary contraction of vaginal muscles)?
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Conditioning of a fear response
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When a fetishist imagines the objects of the fetish and then immediately imagines an aversive stimulus, the behavioral approach being used is…
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Covert sensitization
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A woman’s dyspareunia is most likely cause by…
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Some physical condition
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The campus “bra bandit” steals women’s underwear from campus laundry and the masturbates into the underwear. The MOST accurate diagnosis would be…
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Fetishism
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What is another name for genital pain during sexual activity?
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Dyspareunia
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An anti androgen would be most appropriate if a paraphilic disorder is caused by…
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An inappropriate sex drive
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What problem did early behavioral therapists focus on when treating sexual dysfunction?
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Fear
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A man being treated for a fetish to women’s hats first obtains an erection from looking at women;s hats and then begins to masturbate while looking at a picture of a nude woman. At the moment of orgasm, h e make sure to look at the picture of the nude woman. The behavioral approach being used is…
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Orgasmic reorientation
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According to DSM-5, someone who initiates sexual contact with children is….
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Experiencing a paraphilia regardless pf how troubled the individual may be
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If someone receives “modern” sex therapy, chances are that therapy will..
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Center on specific sexual problems
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Most clinicians would agree that paraphilic activities should not be considered a disorder when…
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The behavior is part pf an otherwise typical sex life
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The idea that both partners share the accountability for sexual dysfunction is known as…
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Mutual responsibility
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A paraphilia:
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is a response to a socially inappropriate object or stimulation
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Couple sin sex therapy who are working on eliminating the spectator role are generally advised to…
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Refrain from having intercourse and focus on other body pleasure instead
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Most sex therapists are uneasy about reliance on drug treatments for sexual disorders because….
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The integrated approach to therapy might be ignored
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In therapy, a patient is taught to visualize sexual scenes and uncover any negative emotions that occur. The therapist is using…
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Affectual awareness
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Which is not a treatment for female orgasmic disorder?
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Use of the squeeze technique
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In treating erectile disorder, the tease technique involves…
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Stimulating the penis but stopping stimulation once erection occurs
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If a man has been taught to masturbate almost to orgasm, and then to insert his penis for intercourse, the man is most likely being treated for…
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Delayed ejaculation
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How dos Viagra work…
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It increases blood flow into the penis
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The fact that insurance companies in the United States generally covered Viagra but not birth control pills until required to by state law supports the idea that..
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Society sets different standards for sexually active men than women
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EMTs need t be sure to ask someone who is taking nitroglycerin if that person also has taken…
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Sildenafil
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A client receives directed masturbation training and self-exploration instruction as part pf client’s sex therapy. Most likely the client is a
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Woman being treated for orgasmic disorder