Chapter 20. Classification, Etiology, and Key Issues in Female Sexual Disorders

  1. Hartmut Porst1,
  2. Jacques Buvat2 and
  3. The Standards Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine
  1. Alessandra Graziottin,
  2. Lorraine Dennerstein,
  3. Jeanne L. Alexander,
  4. Annamaria Giraldi and
  5. Beverly Whipple

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755235.ch20

Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine

Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine

How to Cite

Graziottin, A., Dennerstein, L., Alexander, J. L., Giraldi, A. and Whipple, B. (2006) Classification, Etiology, and Key Issues in Female Sexual Disorders, in Standard Practice in Sexual Medicine (eds H. Porst, J. Buvat and The Standards Committee of the International Society for Sexual Medicine), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755235.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Chairman, ISSM Standards Committee, Neuer Jungfernstieg 6a, 20354 Hamburg, Germany

  2. 2

    Co-Chairman, ISSM Standards Committee, Centre ETPARP, 3 Rue Carolus, 59000 Lille, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405157193

Online ISBN: 9780470755235

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Keywords:

  • sexual disorders;
  • sociocultural issues;
  • sexual relationship;
  • life cycle;
  • sexual problems

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Leading Characteristics of Women's Sexuality

  • Classification of Female Sexual Disorders

  • Clinical History

  • Physical Examination

  • Ethical, Legal, and Counseling-Related Considerations

  • Optimal Referral

  • Conclusion