sexual health

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1982
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A definition of "sexual health" is presented. According to World Health Organization, there are three elements of sexual health including a capacity to enjoy and control sexual behavior, freedom from fear, shame, guilt, and other psychological factors inhibiting sexual response and impairing sexual relationships, and freedom from organic disorder, disease, and deficiencies that interfere with sexual and reproductive functions.


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