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hypoactive sexual desire disorder


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One of the sexual dysfunctions, characterized by persistent or recurrent absence or deficiency of sexual fantasy and desire, causing significant distress or problems of interpersonal interaction. It is not diagnosed if it is attributable to a drug or a general medical condition. Compare persistent sexual arousal syndrome. [From Greek hypo under + Latin activus in a state of action, from actus a doing + -ivus tending]

Subjects: Psychology.


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