Disorders of

Sexual Interest/Desire and Arousal

What are disorders of sexual interest/desire and arousal?

Disorders of sexual interest/desire and arousal are some of the most common sexual dysfunction and include erectile disorder, male hypoactive disorder and female sexual interest/arousal disorder. People who are diagnosed with disorders of sexual interest/desire and arousal suffer from low sexual desire or arousal (Nolen-Hoeksema, 2014).

How can you get help for disorders of sexual interest/desire and arousal?

The first place to start in seeking treatment would be your doctor. Here is a list of questions to ask your doctor. From there she might direct you to a licensed therapist or other specialist who can help with your specific cause.

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Some more information:

Need more information?

Here is some information on E.D.

Here is a great blog about hypoactive sexual disorder in men.

Here are some signs that you may have female sexual interest/arousal disorder.


Mayo Clinic website. Female Sexual Dysfunction. Retrieved from: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/female-sexual-dysfunction/basics/definition/con-20027721

Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2014). Abnormal psychology (6th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill

Psychology Today website. Sexual Arousal Disorder. Retrieved from: http://www.psychologytoday.com/conditions/sexual-arousal-disorder