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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 31
Published: 11 October 2011
10.1159/000328806
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9825-5
... Abstract According to incentive motivation theory, sexual desire is the result of the interplay between a sensitive sexual response system and stimuli that activate the system. From this notion it follows that sexual desire is not a cause but a consequence of sexual arousal. The effects...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 31
Published: 11 October 2011
10.1159/000328919
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9825-5
... Abstract The field of sexual trauma is one of the most controversial and value-laden in mental health. The three factors which most affect adult sexual desire and function are the type of sexual trauma, how the sexual incidents were dealt with at the time and, most important, whether the person...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 29
Published: 24 April 2008
10.1159/000126622
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8358-9
... Abstract Epidemiological studies have found that problems with sexual desire are one of the most common sexualcomplaints in females. Such complaints are far less common in males. In women, problems withsexual desire have been found to be associated with age, relationship duration, relationship...
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Series: Contributions to Human Development
Volume: 26
Published: 29 October 2013
10.1159/000354362
EISBN: 978-3-318-02489-0
...' thoughts, desires and feelings [e.g., Bartsch & Wellman, 1995]. As a result, the studies involved a limited set of tasks and small homogeneous samples (typically, middle class 3- to 5-year-olds). A second wave of research developed a wider array of tasks and included larger, more diverse samples...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 96
Published: 30 June 2022
10.1159/000519398
EISBN: 978-3-318-07015-6
...-retarded infants. After hospital discharge, some mothers may not want to pump, fortify, and bottle-feed the fortifier-milk mixture any longer. They desire to breastfeed their infants directly from the breast, but unfortunately, fortification often interferes with direct breastfeeding. Cup feeding...
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Series: World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics
Volume: 121
Published: 01 December 2020
10.1159/000507513
EISBN: 978-3-318-06698-2
... concept is a practical approach and needs to be promoted to facilitate the production and timely distribution of quality seeds of desired varieties at the village level. Abstract Despite implementation of the organized seed program, there exists an alarming gap between the demand and supply...
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 175
Published: 30 March 2009
10.1159/000209599
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9102-7
..., two-thirdsmaintain sexual interest and satisfaction through the menopausal transition. Although the percentage of women with low desire increases with age, because associated distress decreases, the prevalence of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (diminished desire plus distress) remains...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 55
Published: 27 October 2015
10.1159/000434698
EISBN: 978-3-318-05565-8
... Abstract Ocular gene therapy involves the introduction of an exogenous gene product to a host's cellular and genetic machinery for endogenous production of a desired gene product. The eye represents an ideal target organ due to its easy visibility and accessibility, and several trials have...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 186
Published: 14 August 2015
10.1159/000431160
EISBN: 978-3-318-05567-2
... Abstract The two reasons that patients desire buttonhole cannulation are avoidance of puncture pain and extension of arteriovenous fistula life. Despite the desire to receive buttonhole cannulation by many patients, medical staff at most local hemodialysis facilities tend to hesitate...
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Published: 17 August 2012
10.1159/000336426
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9930-6
... the decision and experience living in the role of the desired sex. This year is supported by endocrine therapy and other reversible treatments, but not genital surgery. The true prevalence of transsexualism is not known and estimates based on the number of persons who undergo sex change in different countries...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 31
Published: 11 October 2011
10.1159/000328921
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9825-5
... of idealization and attachment as well as erotic desire. Nearly 3% of men in Western countries may experience autogynephilia; its most severe manifestation, MtF transsexualism, is rare but increasing in prevalence. Some theorists and clinicians reject the transsexual typology and theory of motivation derived from...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 42
Published: 18 August 2011
10.1159/000328312
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9789-0
... fluence is necessary to produce a desirable effect. Although effective cooling and longer wavelengths with decreased melanin absorption have been used, the treatment of patients with Fitzpatrick skin types > IV remains associated with a significant risk of side effects. Thus, careful selection of laser...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 31
Published: 11 October 2011
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9825-5
...References References 1. American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder. 4 text revWashington, American Psychiatric Association 2000; 2. Brotto LA, Bitzer J, Laan E, Leiblum S, Luria M: Women’s sexual desire and arousal disorder. J Sex Med 2010;7...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 66
Published: 26 May 2009
10.1159/000218210
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9036-5
..., and at the appropriate times. In many cases, it must also be restricted to these cells and times. This requires methods with which to target gene therapy in space and time. Cell-specific gene promoters offer the opportunity to direct gene therapy to a desired cell type. Moreover, conditional promoters allow gene...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 29
Published: 24 April 2008
10.1159/000126627
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8358-9
..., and these adverse effects maycontribute to psychological difficulties or medication discontinuation. The effects of antidepressants,antipsychotics, mood stabilizers and anxiolytics on sexual functioning are critically reviewed. When possible,the types of sexual dysfunction (e.g. desire, arousal, or orgasm) induced...
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Series: Advances in Psychosomatic Medicine
Volume: 25
Published: 26 July 2006
10.1159/000095372
EISBN: 978-3-318-01402-0
... of autonomy, justice, respect for persons, confidentiality, and informed consent. The thesis of this discussion focuses on the clinician’s desire to provide compassionate care and relieve suffering, which sometimes conflicts with the clinician’s desire to improve functioning, extend longevity, and enrich...