sexual desire


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Noun1.sexual desire - a desire for sexual intimacy
desire - the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
erotic love, sexual love, love - a deep feeling of sexual desire and attraction; "their love left them indifferent to their surroundings"; "she was his first love"
aphrodisia - a desire for heterosexual intimacy
anaphrodisia - decline or absence of sexual desire
passion - a feeling of strong sexual desire
sensualism, sensuality, sensualness - desire for sensual pleasures
amativeness, sexiness, amorousness, eroticism, erotism - the arousal of feelings of sexual desire
fetish - a form of sexual desire in which gratification depends to an abnormal degree on some object or item of clothing or part of the body; "common male fetishes are breasts, legs, hair, shoes, and underwear"
libido - (psychoanalysis) a Freudian term for sexual urge or desire
lecherousness, lust, lustfulness - a strong sexual desire
nymphomania - abnormally intense sexual desire in women
satyriasis - abnormally intense sexual desire in men
the hots - intense sexual desire
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Sitchon will present an update on S1 Biopharma's clinical stage development programs targeting treatment of diminished sexual desire in women and men
The Food and Drug Administration has approved flibanserin as the first drug treatment for acquired, generalized hypoactive sexual desire disorder in premenopausal women.
In a series of three phase III clinical trials in North America, premenopausal women who met the DSMTV diagnostic criteria for hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) and who were in a stable monogamous relationship took flibanserin or placebo.
Coleen says SEXUAL desire starts in the brain and because your brain now associates sex with pain, it's hardly surprising your sex drive has nosedived.
Given that desire levels tend to fluctuate over time, discrepancies in sexual desire are an inevitable feature of sexual relationships.
12 ( ANI ): A US pharmaceutical company, which is developing drugs to treat low sexual desire in women, has revealed that they have reached an impasse with the Food and Drug Administration over its drug, flibanserin.
An FDA advisory panel unanimously agreed that concerns about the risks of flibanserin outweighed any evidence that the drug was effective as a treatment for premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.
Data from pooled, pivotal Phase III clinical trials demonstrate that flibanserin 100mg taken once daily at bedtime significantly increased the number of Satisfying Sexual Events (SSEs) and sexual desire while significantly decreasing the distress associated with Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD).
7) I maintain that, in the acts of looking Petry foregrounds within the narrative, she produces a distinctive view of the relationship between a mode of watching driven by sexual desire and that propelled by a pervasive will to power--between, that is, spectatorship and surveillance--within the context of American constructions of racial identity.
During the attack, statements were made by this male regarding a sexual desire,'' Moore said.
The word "impotence" may also be used to describe other problems that interfere with sexual intercourse and reproduction, such as lack of sexual desire and problems with ejaculation or orgasm.
It doesn't help that little is known about the mental and biological development of sexual desire in law-abiding citizens, notes psychologist Robert A.