Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

There are many different types of sexual disorders, including gender identity disorder, that affect both men and women in the 21st century. The symptoms will vary depending on the exact type of disorder present, but they usually revolve around problems with sexual organs or sexual performance in the case of sexual dysfunctions and uncommon or abnormal sexual behavior in the case of paraphilias. The causes will also vary depending on the exact disorder present, but here at GoMentor.com you can find trained therapists who specialize in all of them. So, no matter what type of sexual disorder is present, we can help.

Types of Sexual Disorders

Outside of gender identity disorders, these are the main classifications of disorders that are considered sexual in nature. They are split into two main groups.

Sexual Dysfunctions - These revolve around problems at any point during any stage of sexual activity whether when alone or with a partner.

  • Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
  • Sexual Aversion Disorder 
  • Female Sexual Arousal Disorder 
  • Male Erectile Disorder 
  • Female Orgasmic Disorder
  • Male Orgasmic Disorder 
  • Premature Ejaculation  
  • Dyspareunia  
  • Vaginismus
  • Excessive Sexual Drive
  • Unspecified Sexual Dysfunction 

Paraphilias - These disorders involve intense and reoccurring sexual behaviors, fantasies, and urges involving activities, objects, or situations not considered sexually arousing to most other people. Depending on the disorder, there may be serious social or even legal problems.

  • Exhibitionism 
  • Fetishism  
  • Frotteurism 
  • Pedophilia 
  • Sexual Masochism
  • Sexual Sadism 
  • Transvestic Fetishism 
  • Voyeurism 
  • Unspecified Paraphilia

Cause of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

The exact causes of most or all sexual disorders are not known, but they are thought to be connected with various physical, psychological, and social factors. For some it may be genetics while others might have mental problems that manifest as sexual dysfunctions. Whatever the cause of sexual disorders, there are several strong indicators that may appear if they are present in a person's life. Looking for these symptoms is important. In left unchecked, sexual disorders can have other negative effects on a person's life.

Symptoms of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

The symptoms of sexual and gender identity disorders vary depending on the exact one being discussed, but they generally are related to sexual activity or sexual performance problems. From impotence in men to inability to achieve orgasm in women, there are many physical sexual dysfunctions. Also, there are various paraphilias that may appear as a need for an object or certain situation to be able to perform sexually. More on the exact symptoms of each will be explored here at GoMentor.com, but the important thing to remember is that if they appear, getting treatment is not something that should be avoided because of embarrassment.

Treatment for Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

Here at GoMentor.com, we take sexual and gender identity disorders seriously. Because the trained therapists on GoMentor.com specialize in sexual and gender identity disorders, they are able to look at each individual situation and take the proper action needed to deal with the problem before it gets out of hand. Both therapy and counseling can help deal with the symptoms of sexual and gender identity disorders. Our online treatment combines psychotherapy with the power of the Internet, a useful combination for those seeking help with these types of disorders.

Definition of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

Sexual and gender identity disorders are disturbances in sexual desire that cause distress and difficulties with interpersonal relationships. While there are a wide range of different types of sexual and gender identity problems, treatment including counseling and therapy can help.

Symptoms of / Reasons for Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

  • Strong desire to be the opposite sex
  • Vocal insistence of being part of the opposite sex
  • Cross-dressing
  • Continual discomfort about sexual identity
  • Inability to maintain an erection or achieve orgasm

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