Sexual Desire in Men

Sexual desire is now believed to be more biologically driven among men than among women, whose desire is thought to reflect both context and culture. Given the range of sensitivity of women's desire to situational factors, disorders of sexual desire may be more common among women—but they are not unknown among men.

Men often experience a hypoactive sex drive in response to heavy alcohol consumption. Many clinicians report that among men, a rapidly growing cause of diminished sex drive within a relationship is excessive use of pornography, readily available on the Internet.



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