Abnormal Psychology Sexual & Gender Identity Disorders

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People suffering from sexual and gender identity disorders find it hard to form interpersonal relationships. How much more do you know about this disorder and caring for the patients? Take up this simple quiz and gauge your ability as a psychiatrist in training. Best of luck in the outside world!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A disruption of any part of normal sexual response cycle. 
    • A. 

      Sexual Arousal Disorder

    • B. 

      Sexual Dysfunction

    • C. 

      The Resolution Phase

  • 2. 
    Which one is not part of the Human Sexual Phase Cycle
    • A. 

      The Appetite Phase

    • B. 

      The Excitement Phase

    • C. 

      The Orgasm Phase

    • D. 

      The Sexual Desire Phase

  • 3. 
    1. Phase: A person shows desire for sexual activity2. Dysfunction: __________________
    • A. 

      The Appetite Phase/Sexual Desire Disorder

    • B. 

      The Excitement Phase/Sexual Arousal Disorder

    • C. 

      The Orgasm Phase/Orgasm Disorder

  • 4. 
    Phase: specific and direct sexual stimulation occurs; increase heart rate, blood pressure and respiration are noted.Dysfunction:_________________
    • A. 

      The Excitement Phase/Sexual arousal Disorder

    • B. 

      The Appetite Phase/Sexual Desire Disorder

    • C. 

      The Resolution Phase/Orgasm Disorder

  • 5. 
    Phase: Relaxation after the orgasmDysfunction:_______________
    • A. 

      The orgasm Phase/Orgasm disorder

    • B. 

      The resolution Phase/Dyspareunia & Vaginismus

    • C. 

      The Excitement Phase/Sexual Arousal Disorder

  • 6. 
    Classification of Sexual Dysfunction:- Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder- Sexual Aversion Disorder
    • A. 

      Sexual Desire

    • B. 

      Sexual Arousal Disorder

    • C. 

      Orgasm Disorder

  • 7. 
    Classification of Sexual Dysfunction:- Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (Frigidity)- Male Erectile Disorder (Impotence)
    • A. 

      Sexual Desire

    • B. 

      Orgasm Disorder

    • C. 

      Sexual Arousal Disorder

  • 8. 
    Classification of Sexual Dysfunction:- Female Orgasmic Disorder (Cannot reach ejaculation)- Male Orgasmic Disorder (Cannot reach ejaculation)- Premature ejaculation
    • A. 

      Orgasm Disorder

    • B. 

      Sexual Desire

    • C. 

      Sexual arousal disorder

  • 9. 
    Classification of Sexual Dysfunction:- Dyspareunia: Genital pain in both sexes- Vaginismus:Involuntary spasm of vagina 
    • A. 

      Sexual Pain Disorder

    • B. 

      Sexual Arousal Disorder

    • C. 

      Sexual Desire

  • 10. 
    1. Lower levels of testosterone or high levels of estrogen have been associated with low sexual interest in both sexes and erectile problems in males.
    2. Drugs that suppress the level of testosterone seem to decrease sexual desire in men.
    3. High blood pressure also decreases sexual desire in men.
    4. Surgical methods such as penile implants have been helpful to men
    • A. 

      Biological Factors & Treatment

    • B. 

      Psychological Factors & Behavioral Therapy

  • 11. 
    1. Psychological factors for sexual dysfunctions can include: historical, predisposing factors, sexual trauma, inadequate or inappropriate sexual experience and relationship conflicts.
    2. Education, anxiety reduction and behavioral exercises are helpful.  Sex Therapists are available.
    • A. 

      Biological Factors & Treatment

    • B. 

      Psychological Factors & Behavioral Therapy

  • 12. 
    Conflict between a person’s anatomical sex and his/her gender identity as male or female (AKA. Transsexualism)
    • A. 

      Gender Identity Disorder

    • B. 

      Transvestite

    • C. 

      Gender Confusion Disorder

  • 13. 
    A condition whereby a person cross-dresses with no sexual abnormalities.
    • A. 

      Gender Identity Disorder

    • B. 

      Transvestite

    • C. 

      Gender Confusion Disorder

  • 14. 
    •  unresolved Oedipus or Electra complexes and identification with the opposite-sex parent.
    • A. 

      The Psychoanalytic Perspective

    • B. 

      The Behavioral Perspective

    • C. 

      The Biological (Biogenic) Perspective

  • 15. 
    •  Parental encouragement of feminine behavior
    • A. 

      The Biological (Biogenic) Perspective

    • B. 

      The Psychoanalytic Perspective

    • C. 

      The Behavioral Perspective

  • 16. 
    •  Exposure to the opposite sex hormones effects the brain centers governing sexual orientations.  This process usually happens during the fetal stage.
    • A. 

      The Biological (Biogenic) Perspective

    • B. 

      The Psychoanalytic Perspective

    • C. 

      The Behavioral Perspective

  • 17. 
    Sexual urges and fantasies regarding (a) non-human objects; (b) real or simulated suffering and (c) non-consenting others.
    • A. 

      Molester

    • B. 

      Paraphilias

    • C. 

      Pedophile

  • 18. 
    1. Fetishism - Strong sexual attractions for an inanimate object such as panties, bras, shoes, bags, etc...
    2. Transvestite Fetishism - Sexual arousal is obtained through cross-dressing in heterosexuals.
    • A. 

      Non-Human Objects

    • B. 

      Non-Consenting Persons

    • C. 

      Pain or Humiliation

  • 19. 
    1. Exhibitionism - Exposures of one’s genitals to unsuspecting strangers.  Most of such men are in their twenties.
    1. Voyeurism - Observing the genitals or watching sexual acts. “Peeping Tom” is also used for this disorder.  
    1. Frotturism - Sexual urges and fantasies of touching and rubbing against non-consenting persons.
    1. Pedophilia - Erotic gratification through fantasies or sexual contact with children.  Child sexual abuse is common.
    • A. 

      Non-Consenting Persons

    • B. 

      Non-Human Objects

    • C. 

      Pain or Humiliation

  • 20. 
    1. Sadism - Obtaining sexual gratification by inflicting pain on others.
    1. Masochism - Obtaining sexual gratification by receiving pain, or humiliation.
    1. Sadomasochism - A combination of sadism and masochism in a person.
    1. Necrophilia - Sexual contact with a dead person.
    1. Zoophilia - Sexual contact with an animal.
    • A. 

      Non-Human Objects

    • B. 

      Non-Consenting Persons

    • C. 

      Pain or Humiliation

  • 21. 
    1. Strong sexual attractions for an inanimate object such as panties, bras, shoes, bags, etc...
    • A. 

      Fetishism

    • B. 

      Transvestite Fetishism

  • 22. 
    1. Sexual arousal is obtained through cross-dressing in heterosexuals.
    • A. 

      Fetishism

    • B. 

      Transvestite

  • 23. 
     Erotic gratification through fantasies or sexual contact with children.  Child sexual abuse is common.
    • A. 

      Pedophilia

    • B. 

      Frotturism

    • C. 

      Voyeurism

  • 24. 
    1. Exposures of one’s genitals to unsuspecting strangers.  Most of such men are in their twenties. 
    • A. 

      Frotturism

    • B. 

      Voyeurism

    • C. 

      Exhibitionism

  • 25. 
     Observing the genitals or watching sexual acts. “Peeping Tom” is also used for this disorder.  
    • A. 

      Voyeurism

    • B. 

      Exhibitionism

    • C. 

      Pedophilia

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