Sexual dysfunctions may have causes at several different levels involving predisposing factors, precipitating factors, and maintaining factors. Causes may also be biological or medical (organic), substance-induced, psychological, or social and relational.
Examine the factors that could have an influence on sexual functioning. Include factors for both males and females. Some examples could be past sexual experiences, drinking, anger at a partner, or suspicion of a partner’s commitment. In your discussion post, include one of the following:
- Refer to and integrate ideas presented in the Kelly textbook (Kelly, G. F. (2014). Sexuality today (11th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill). Cite the textbook at least twice within your discussion.
- Cite at least one scholarly resource to support your discussion. Do not use Internet Web sites such as Wikipedia.
Follow APA style rules for citing references.