Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

Some people are more sexual in nature than others, but if a lack of sexual desire or sexual fantasies has a negative impact on a person's life, it could be a sign of hypoactive sexual desire disorder. While this may not seem like a big deal for some, it can cause interpersonal problems that may lead to other mental disorders like depression. Because of the risks, it is important to seek treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder if the symptoms appear. Online therapy is a modern treatment method for this and many other sexual disorders.

Causes of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

Some are affected during adolescence, but this disorder can also appear in adulthood. Stress is thought to be one of the big causes, although past trauma or cultural teaching can also increase the chances of this sexual dysfunction appearing. The exact causes will differ from person to person, which is why finding the right treatment program is important. Whatever the causes, the symptoms of hypoactive sexual desire disorder are pretty much the same. They will vary slightly from person to person, however.

Symptoms of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

While most people go through ups and downs when it comes to sex drive, people with hypoactive sexual desire disorder have a continual lack of interest in (or even disgust of) sexual activity. When a lack of sex drive begins to cause relationship problems or the thought of sexual intercourse causes a panic attack, it may be time to get a proper diagnosis. Ignoring the symptoms of hypoactive sexual desire disorder will not make them go away and may, in fact, make them worse. If this sexual disorder is diagnosed, getting treatment is recommended.

Treatment for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

The causes of the problem should be weighed heavily in any treatment program for hypoactive sexual desire disorder.On GoMentor.com you can book online therapy sessions with therapists who specialize in sexual disorders. Online therapy and counseling can offer the support and guidance needed to help decrease the negative side effects of this sexual disorder. Online treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder is relatively new, but it can be a powerful way to get the assistance needed. Sexual dysfunctions can be embarrassing to talk about, which is another reason the online treatment here at GoMentor.com is a good method for treatment.

Definition of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is the lack of sexual fantasies or a lack of sexual desire. Psychotherapy including group and one on one counseling are helpful for treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

Symptoms of / Reasons for Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

  • Lack of sexual fantasies
  • Lack of sexual desire
  • Distress
  • Relationship problems

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