erotophobia

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erotophobia

(ɪˌrɒtəʊˈfəʊbɪə)
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(Psychoanalysis) an abnormal fear of sexuality

erotophobia

an abnormal fear of sexual feelings and their physical expression.
See also: Sex
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Fisher (1986) and Fisher, Byrne, White, and Kelley (1988) found that erotophobic subjects feel unpleasant emotional reactions towards sexual stimuli, assessing them negatively, whereas erotophiles express favorable emotions towards and assessments of sexual stimulation, which leads them to seek sexual stimuli.
Higher scores on the SOS indicate the presence of erotophilic response and lower scores indicate an erotophobic response towards sexuality.
Did second wave feminists' desire to regulate pornography instantiate a neoliberal privatized erotophobic culture that stigmatized the public expression of sexuality?
Individuals scoring high on avoidance are uncomfortable in intimate contexts and as such, they tend to exhibit erotophobic reactions toward sex and appraise sexual experiences as aversive (Birnbaum et al.
But again this erotophobic attitude, though characterized psychologically, is institutional in character.
Moreover, a la Fisher, Byrne, White, and Kelley's (1988) Sexual Opinion Survey (SOS), we discovered a significant negative correlation, with erotophobic (sexually conservative) people scoring higher on the SAS than erotophilic (sexually liberal) individuals, r(54) = -.
I want to suggest that those who adamantly condemn sexual relationships between spiritual teachers and their students are overly reliant on conventional morality, especially conventional sexual ethics, which are often erotophobic and repressive .
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): If you are one of those who think that sex is natural and something to be celebrated then you can call yourself erotophilic, but if your sexual views are restrictive and condemning, then you're erotophobic.
Interrogating a widespread and orthodox critique of Asian women's subordination as enforced through their acting out of hypersexualized Asian femininity in theater, narrative film and porn, Shimizu cautions that we risk diminishing the artists themselves through our reflex of erotophobic revulsion: "To understand acting as simply representation of corresponding phenotypes and national identities is to say that actors and actresses play roles as non-creating beings" (2007:46).
What else could it be in a culture so anti-body and anti-sex, one that still subscribes to the erotophobic values of Saints Paul and Augustine?
Granted, to affirm sexual pleasure in the midst of a hegemonically erotophobic as well as heterosexist ethos, especially in the face of the at times seemingly apocalyptic sexual ecology of HIV/AIDS, can be a very difficult task.
1987) found that erotophilic undergraduate females were more effective contraceptors than were their erotophobic counterparts.