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  • n. Failure to achieve orgasm

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  • n. absence of an orgasm in sexual relations


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  • Also, you don't know who might drop by and read this because they put the words "sexual function disorder" or anorgasmia into a google search, looking for some support, and be educated or not feel so alone.


  • I've only ever found one romance novel that discusses a sexual function disorder and only one that discusses anorgasmia - that's it!

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • I took those same steps; and like me this character has anorgasmia.

    Learning By Degrees

  • Between, inter alia, physiological issues (vaginisimus, primary anorgasmia, etc), hormonal problems (especially menopause, later in life), and the side effects of medication (many of which interfere with pleasure), women's responses are all over the map.

    What? Female narcissism?! It can't be!

  • Individuals with acquired i.e., new onset orgasmic disorders should be assumed to have a medical condition causing anorgasmia until proven otherwise.

    Great Sex for Moms

  • Male orgasmic disorder during intercourse may be called “retarded ejaculation” or “male coital anorgasmia.”

    Great Sex for Moms

  • There is considerable debate about whether an individual with normal physiology and anatomy is truly primarily nonorgasmic, since many apparently anorgasmic individuals are only situationally unable to climax, and numerous physical conditions cause secondary absence of orgasm anorgasmia.

    Great Sex for Moms

  • I believe it is quite possible that when studies are conducted with a carefully selected group of women those with a clear chemical or vascular component contributing to anorgasmia, Viagra will be shown to be effective.

    Great Sex for Moms

  • These and other anorgasmia sexual dysfunctions may occur in 20% of patients; reduction of the MAOI dosage or the use of cyproheptadine may alleviate them.

    The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry

  • In cases where anorgasmia is constant, it qualifies as a genuine medical disorder called female orgasmic dysfunction.



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