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History of psychology Dr money theory of gender neutrality In 1966, a botched electrical circumcision left David Reimer (then named Bruce) without a penis. A malfunction in the doctor’s equipment (electro-cautery needle) caused the needle to burn Reimer’s penis from tip to base. The Reimer’s were left with a dilemma: a son with no penis. They visited several medical experts who assured them that penile reconstruction would prove worthless. The Reimer’s were devastated and did not know how to...

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Sexual Anatomy

experience pleasure. The clitoral shaft consists of erectile tissue that contains two spongy masses called corpora cavernous that will fill with blood and become erect in response to sexual stimulation. It is less apparent than the erection of the male’s penis. It has an indirect role in reproduction in that it is the female sex organ most sensitive to sexual sensation and thus a motivator of sexual activity. The vestibule refers to the areas within the labia minora that have the openings to the vagina...

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Sexual Dysfunction

dysfunction Erectile dysfunction or impotence is a sexual dysfunction characterized by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis. There are various underlying causes, such as damage to the nervi erigentes which prevents or delays erection, or diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease, which simply decreases blood flow to the tissue in the penis, many of which are medically reversible. The causes of erectile dysfunction may be psychological or physical. Psychological erectile dysfunction...

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The Sexual Response Cycle

a man’s penis becomes slightly erect, testicles elevate, and scrotum tightens. As for a woman, her vagina expands and lengthens; clitoris, labia minora (inner lips), and breast swell; and vaginal lubrication begins. Both men and women experience increased heart rate, blood pressure, and breathing. Something such as performance anxiety can hinder this phase for some. The changes that started in the excitement phase continue to progress as they go into the plateau phase. The man’s penis becomes...

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Biological Systems Paper

reproductive structure that are essential in the proper function of the male reproductive system. The penis, which is the male organ used for sexual intercourse, has three parts including the root, the body, and the glans. The root is attached to the wall of the abdomen and the glans is the cone shaped end of the penis, which is covered, with a loose layer of skin also known as foreskin. The body of the penis is actually cylindrical and is made up of three internal chambers, which is a sponge like erectile...

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Sex Toys in Philippine Context

first than wheels. Dildos were the first sex toys that ever invented by Greeks. These penis-shaped tools were so integral to day-to-day Grecian life that men and women took them virtually everywhere they go – even into the afterlife. Penis extenders by Romans, the sex manual Kama Sutra, and Geisha Balls were introduced between the 4th and 6th centuries. Penis extenders were used by men who need a longer penis to satisfy women with large vaginas and also to enable men to please their wives. Dr...

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The Words of the Gods

Penis (plural penises or penes) is a general term for the organs with which male andhermaphrodite animals introduce sperm intoreceptive females during copulation. Such organs occur in many animals, both vertebrateand invertebrate, but males do not bear a penis in every animal species, and in those species in which the male does bear a so-called penis, the penes in the various species are not necessarily homologous. For example, the penis of a mammal is at most analogous to the penis of a male insect or barnacle...

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What Is Hypospadias?

near the glans penis or along the shaft of the penis or in extreme cases the urethra is located at the base of the penis or under the scrotum. It can be diagnosed at birth. It is absolutely necessary for a child to undergo surgery in order to lead a normal life. Hypospadias is usually surgically corrected within twelve months to three years after the child has been born, depending on the severity of the condition. Often males with hypospadias have chordee, a condition in which the penis bends downward...

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Sexual Responce Cycle

rosy sex flush in the skin, erection of the nipples, and myotonia causes an increase in heart and blood pressure in both men and women. During the plateau phase, sexual arousal remains stable. In males, vasocongestion causes the head of the penis to increase in circumference and takes on a purplish hue. Also in this phase, vasocongestion causes testes to enlarge to one and a half times the normal size and elevates the testes to prepare for ejaculation. In women, vasocongestion causes the outer...

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Pain During Sex

disorder of the uterus or the large intestine, an infection of the vaginal mucous membrane, a snip or a tear during childbirth and insufficient lubrication of the vagina. For Pain during sex for men, they may have infections on skin anomalies to the penis, infections of the glans and the foreskin due to fungi or bacteria, a tight foreskin, prostatitis, or a low testosterone level (hormones). In women, vestibulit (an inflammation in the vagina) can be a cause of sex pain.A psychological cause of pain...

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