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Psychosexual dysfunctions in Iran

When the Islamic Revolution in 1979 overthrew Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and established an Islamic republic led by Ayatollah Khomeini, it represented a profound political and social transformation in Iranian society, particularly towards sexuality. The Revolution sought to counter the influences of secularization that became institutionalized under the Shah’s government. After all, most Iranians are […]

Dyspareunia

Whether what comes out of it is a child or a relationship, sexual intercourse is among the most personal and pleasurable experiences in a personís life. Regardless of oneís theological bent, nobody is to deny the important practical function of intercourse, not to mention that, barring a massive calamity, it is hardly going to be […]

The Masters and Johnson dual therapy method

Until the latter part of the 20th century, etiquette and public morality in the United States limited the discussion of sexuality. When Alfred Kinsey released his notorious studies on the frequency of then-taboo sexual practices in his subjects, his ideas were viewed by critics as a social revolution. This promotion of sexual deviancy e.g. masturbation, […]

The story and understanding of nymphomania

Before the mid-20th century when medical literature was dominated by the writings of male physicians, it comes as no surprise that excess sexuality in women blew many minds. The questions surrounding oversexed females were many: Did the problem of oversexed women originate in the brain or the genitalia? Could female sexuality be successfully curtailed without […]