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What are Sexual Disorders in Females? – Indore Psychiatric Centre

There are a lot of issues that arise in women and men both when it comes to sexual disorders. However, most people do not consider discussing these issues and hence it makes the improper address of these conditions and results in even more severe conditions later on.

Sometimes women may face difficulties or disorders that affect their sexual experiences. This article will explore some common sexual disorders that females may encounter and discuss simple and easy-to-understand information about them.

What are Sexual Disorders in Females? - Indore Psychiatric Centre

List of Sexual Disorders in Females

· Low sexual desire:

Some women may experience a decrease in their sexual desire or interest.

Factors such as stress, hormonal changes, relationship issues, or certain medications can contribute to this problem.

Open communication with a partner, reducing stress levels, and seeking professional help can help address this disorder.

· Pain during intercourse:

Painful intercourse, also known as dyspareunia, is a common issue among women.

Physical causes, such as infections, hormonal imbalances, or insufficient lubrication, can lead to discomfort during sex.

Consulting a healthcare professional, using water-based lubricants, and addressing any underlying medical conditions can alleviate this problem.

Orgasmic Disorders in Females:

  • Some women may have difficulty reaching orgasm or may experience delayed or absent orgasms.
  • Emotional factors, stress, relationship issues, or certain medications can contribute to these disorders.
  • Exploring different sexual techniques, and relaxation exercises, and seeking guidance from a therapist can help overcome orgasmic disorders.


  • Vaginismus is the involuntary tightening of the muscles around the vaginal opening, causing pain and discomfort during penetration.
  • Emotional factors, past traumatic experiences, or fear of pain can trigger this condition.
  • Gradual desensitization exercises, pelvic floor relaxation techniques, and professional guidance can aid in treating vaginismus.

Sexual Aversion Disorder:

  • Sexual aversion disorder is characterized by extreme avoidance or fear of sexual activities.
  • Past traumatic experiences, cultural or religious beliefs, or negative attitudes toward sex can contribute to this disorder.
  • Gradual exposure therapy, counseling, and support from a healthcare professional can help manage and overcome sexual aversion.

These were some of the most common sexual disorders that occur in females. All the issues are very critical if not taken care of and hence should be assessed by professionals to avoid any serious issues.


Dr. Rahul Mathur
Consultant Neuropsychiatrist

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