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Positive Body Image, Self-Esteem Important for Sexual Function

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

There are significant connections among sexual self-esteem, sexual communication, body image, and female sexual function, new research from China suggests.

Study: ADT Reduces Sexual Urges in Men With Pedophilic Disorder

Study: ADT Reduces Sexual Urges in Men With Pedophilic Disorder

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Mental Health & Psychology

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) appears to benefit men with pedophilic disorder, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

Can Shock Wave Therapy Help Women with Provoked Vestibulodynia?

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Low-intensity shock wave therapy (LISWT) is a safe, feasible way to relieve pain in women with provoked vestibulodynia (PVD), a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study suggests.

Study Explores Personality and BDSM Roles

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Personality traits might have some influence on the sexual roles chosen by BDSM practitioners, according to a new Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

Personality and Attitudes Influence Men’s Experiences with Premature Ejaculation

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Assessing personality traits and attitudes might help clinicians better understand and treat men with premature ejaculation (PE), suggests new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. 

Female Sexual Dysfunction Linked to Sexual Problems in Men

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Men whose female partners have sexual dysfunction are likely to have sexual problems themselves, according to the results of a recent review and meta-analysis in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Study Explores Explicit and Implicit Assessments of Nonheterosexuality and Androphilia

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health, Sexual Orientation & LGBTQIA+ Health

Implicit measurements of sexual preferences among men yield different results than explicit ones, according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study.

Lifelong Vaginismus is a “Couple Problem,” Researchers Say

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

The affective temperaments of men and women can affect experiences with lifelong vaginismus (LLV), according to new research in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.

Orgasm Consistency: How Does It Affect Satisfaction?

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Women’s Sexual Health

Women’s orgasms consistency appears to have a curvilinear relationship with sexual and relational satisfaction, while men’s consistency has a linear association, a recent study reports.

Study Examines Sexual Health of HIV-Positive Men on ART

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health

Approximately one-third of HIV-positive men on stable antiretroviral therapy (ART) experience sexual problems, according to a new study in the Journal of Sexual Medicine. 

Sexual Violence Linked to Sexual Distress in Pregnant Women

Sexual Health Topics: Women’s Sexual Health

Approximately 1 in 10 pregnant women in Turkey experience sexual violence from their partner or spouse during their pregnancy, a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine study reports.

Internet-Based CBT Benefits Men with Hypersexual Disorder

Sexual Health Topics: Men’s Sexual Health, Mental Health & Psychology

Internet-administered cognitive behavioral therapy (ICBT) can be helpful for men with hypersexual disorder with or without paraphilia(s) or paraphilic disorder(s), according to a recent Journal of Sexual Medicine pilot study.

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