Libido: The psychic drive or energy associated with sexual instinct in the broad sense (pleasure and love-object seeking). It may also connote the psychic energy associated with instincts in general that motivate behavior.Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological: Disturbances in sexual desire and the psychophysiologic changes that characterize the sexual response cycle and cause marked distress and interpersonal difficulty. (APA, DSM-IV, 1994)Reproductive Behavior: Human behavior or decision related to REPRODUCTION.Orgasm: The climax of sexual excitement in either humans or animals.Sex Reassignment Procedures: Clinical treatments used to change the physiological sexual characteristics of an individual.Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological: Physiological disturbances in normal sexual performance in either the male or the female.Motivation: Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.Questionnaires: Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.Attitude to Death: Conceptual response of the person to the various aspects of death, which are based on individual psychosocial and cultural experience.Family Planning Services: Health care programs or services designed to assist individuals in the planning of family size. Various methods of CONTRACEPTION can be used to control the number and timing of childbirths.Fantasy: An imagined sequence of events or mental images, e.g., daydreams.Sexuality: The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.Decision Making: The process of making a selective intellectual judgment when presented with several complex alternatives consisting of several variables, and usually defining a course of action or an idea.Appetite: Natural recurring desire for food. Alterations may be induced by APPETITE DEPRESSANTS or APPETITE STIMULANTS.Sexual Behavior: Sexual activities of humans.Sterilization Reversal: Procedures to reverse the effect of REPRODUCTIVE STERILIZATION and to regain fertility. Reversal procedures include those used to restore the flow in the FALLOPIAN TUBE or the VAS DEFERENS.Fertility: The capacity to conceive or to induce conception. It may refer to either the male or female.Social Desirability: A personality trait rendering the individual acceptable in social or interpersonal relations. It is related to social acceptance, social approval, popularity, social status, leadership qualities, or any quality making him a socially desirable companion.Attitude to Health: Public attitudes toward health, disease, and the medical care system.Love: Affection; in psychiatry commonly refers to pleasure, particularly as it applies to gratifying experiences between individuals.Interviews as Topic: Conversations with an individual or individuals held in order to obtain information about their background and other personal biographical data, their attitudes and opinions, etc. It includes school admission or job interviews.Sterilization, Tubal: Procedures that render the female sterile by interrupting the flow in the FALLOPIAN TUBE. These procedures generally are surgical, and may also use chemicals or physical means.Posthumous Conception: Conception after the death of the male or female biological parent through techniques such as the use of gametes that have been stored during his or her lifetime or that were collected immediately after his or her death.Euthanasia: The act or practice of killing or allowing death from natural causes, for reasons of mercy, i.e., in order to release a person from incurable disease, intolerable suffering, or undignified death. (from Beauchamp and Walters, Contemporary Issues in Bioethics, 5th ed)Patient Preference: Individual's expression of desirability or value of one course of action, outcome, or selection in contrast to others.Patient Satisfaction: The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.Transsexualism: Severe gender dysphoria, coupled with a persistent desire for the physical characteristics and social roles that connote the opposite biological sex. (APA, DSM-IV, 1994)Physician-Patient Relations: The interactions between physician and patient.Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice: Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).Patient Participation: Patient involvement in the decision-making process in matters pertaining to health.Intention: What a person has in mind to do or bring about.Attitude of Health Personnel: Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.Interpersonal Relations: The reciprocal interaction of two or more persons.Terminally Ill: Persons with an incurable or irreversible illness at the end stage that will result in death within a short time. (From O'Leary et al., Lexikon: Dictionary of Health Care Terms, Organizations, and Acronyms for the Era of Reform, 1994, p780)Contraception Behavior: Behavior patterns of those practicing CONTRACEPTION.Reproductive Rights: Reproductive rights rest on the recognition of the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number, spacing and timing of their children and to have the information and means to do so, and the right to attain the highest standard of sexual and reproductive health. They also include the right of all to make decisions concerning reproduction free of discrimination, coercion and violence.Hunger: The desire for FOOD generated by a sensation arising from the lack of food in the STOMACH.Masturbation: Sexual stimulation or gratification of the self.Family Characteristics: Size and composition of the family.Career Choice: Selection of a type of occupation or profession.Qualitative Research: Any type of research that employs nonnumeric information to explore individual or group characteristics, producing findings not arrived at by statistical procedures or other quantitative means. (Qualitative Inquiry: A Dictionary of Terms Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997)Pregnancy, Unplanned: Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.Personal Satisfaction: The individual's experience of a sense of fulfillment of a need or want and the quality or state of being satisfied.Suicide, Assisted: Provision (by a physician or other health professional, or by a family member or friend) of support and/or means that gives a patient the power to terminate his or her own life. (from APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed).Pleasure: Sensation of enjoyment or gratification.Focus Groups: A method of data collection and a QUALITATIVE RESEARCH tool in which a small group of individuals are brought together and allowed to interact in a discussion of their opinions about topics, issues, or questions.Personnel Staffing and Scheduling Information Systems: Computer-based systems for use in personnel management in a facility, e.g., distribution of caregivers with relation to patient needs.Physician's Role: The expected function of a member of the medical profession.Attitude: An enduring, learned predisposition to behave in a consistent way toward a given class of objects, or a persistent mental and/or neural state of readiness to react to a certain class of objects, not as they are but as they are conceived to be.Beauty: Characteristics or attributes of persons or things which elicit pleasurable feelings.Negotiating: The process of bargaining in order to arrive at an agreement or compromise on a matter of importance to the parties involved. It also applies to the hearing and determination of a case by a third party chosen by the parties in controversy, as well as the interposing of a third party to reconcile the parties in controversy.Data Collection: Systematic gathering of data for a particular purpose from various sources, including questionnaires, interviews, observation, existing records, and electronic devices. The process is usually preliminary to statistical analysis of the data.Pregnancy: The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.United StatesCross-Sectional Studies: Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.Personal Autonomy: Self-directing freedom and especially moral independence. An ethical principle holds that the autonomy of persons ought to be respected. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Culture: A collective expression for all behavior patterns acquired and socially transmitted through symbols. Culture includes customs, traditions, and language.Cultural Characteristics: Those aspects or characteristics which identify a culture.Disclosure: Revealing of information, by oral or written communication.Erectile Dysfunction: The inability in the male to have a PENILE ERECTION due to psychological or organ dysfunction.Social Distance: The degree of closeness or acceptance an individual or group feels toward another individual or group.Contraceptive Devices: Devices that diminish the likelihood of or prevent conception. (From Dorland, 28th ed)Psychological Theory: Principles applied to the analysis and explanation of psychological or behavioral phenomena.Body Image: Individuals' concept of their own bodies.Goals: The end-result or objective, which may be specified or required in advance.Patient Acceptance of Health Care: The seeking and acceptance by patients of health service.Sterilization, Reproductive: Procedures to block or remove all or part of the genital tract for the purpose of rendering individuals sterile, incapable of reproduction. Surgical sterilization procedures are the most commonly used. There are also sterilization procedures involving chemical or physical means.Uganda: A republic in eastern Africa, south of SUDAN and west of KENYA. Its capital is Kampala.Public Opinion: The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.Communication: The exchange or transmission of ideas, attitudes, or beliefs between individuals or groups.Terminal Care: Medical and nursing care of patients in the terminal stage of an illness.Advance Care Planning: Discussions with patients and/or their representatives about the goals and desired direction of the patient's care, particularly end-of-life care, in the event that the patient is or becomes incompetent to make decisions.Self Concept: A person's view of himself.ConnecticutWomen's Health: The concept covering the physical and mental conditions of women.Dyspareunia: Recurrent genital pain occurring during, before, or after SEXUAL INTERCOURSE in either the male or the female.Gatekeeping: The controlling of access to health services, usually by primary care providers; often used in managed care settings to reduce utilization of expensive services and reduce referrals. (From BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1999)Social Values: Abstract standards or empirical variables in social life which are believed to be important and/or desirable.Life Support Care: Care provided patients requiring extraordinary therapeutic measures in order to sustain and prolong life.Religion: A set of beliefs concerning the nature, cause, and purpose of the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency. It usually involves devotional and ritual observances and often a moral code for the conduct of human affairs. (Random House Collegiate Dictionary, rev. ed.)Patients: Individuals participating in the health care system for the purpose of receiving therapeutic, diagnostic, or preventive procedures.Validation Studies as Topic: Research using processes by which the reliability and relevance of a procedure for a specific purpose are established.Health Services Needs and Demand: Health services required by a population or community as well as the health services that the population or community is able and willing to pay for.Patient Education as Topic: The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.Sexual Partners: Married or single individuals who share sexual relations.Socioeconomic Factors: Social and economic factors that characterize the individual or group within the social structure.Truth Disclosure: Truthful revelation of information, specifically when the information disclosed is likely to be psychologically painful ("bad news") to the recipient (e.g., revelation to a patient or a patient's family of the patient's DIAGNOSIS or PROGNOSIS) or embarrassing to the teller (e.g., revelation of medical errors).Social Perception: The perceiving of attributes, characteristics, and behaviors of one's associates or social groups.Gender Identity: A person's concept of self as being male and masculine or female and feminine, or ambivalent, based in part on physical characteristics, parental responses, and psychological and social pressures. It is the internal experience of gender role.Pregnancy, Unwanted: Pregnancy, usually accidental, that is not desired by the parent or parents.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Dydrogesterone: A synthetic progestational hormone with no androgenic or estrogenic properties. Unlike many other progestational compounds, dydrogesterone produces no increase in temperature and does not inhibit OVULATION.Cues: Signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.Courtship: Activities designed to attract the attention or favors of another.Penile Erection: The state of the PENIS when the erectile tissue becomes filled or swollen (tumid) with BLOOD and causes the penis to become rigid and elevated. It is a complex process involving CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS; HORMONES; SMOOTH MUSCLES; and vascular functions.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Morals: Standards of conduct that distinguish right from wrong.Spouses: Married persons, i.e., husbands and wives, or partners. Domestic partners, or spousal equivalents, are two adults who have chosen to share their lives in an intimate and committed relationship, reside together, and share a mutual obligation of support for the basic necessities of life.Choice Behavior: The act of making a selection among two or more alternatives, usually after a period of deliberation.Counseling: The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.HIV Seropositivity: Development of neutralizing antibodies in individuals who have been exposed to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV/HTLV-III/LAV).Logistic Models: Statistical models which describe the relationship between a qualitative dependent variable (that is, one which can take only certain discrete values, such as the presence or absence of a disease) and an independent variable. A common application is in epidemiology for estimating an individual's risk (probability of a disease) as a function of a given risk factor.Ethics, Medical: The principles of professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the physician, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the physician in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families.Behavior, Addictive: The observable, measurable, and often pathological activity of an organism that portrays its inability to overcome a habit resulting in an insatiable craving for a substance or for performing certain acts. The addictive behavior includes the emotional and physical overdependence on the object of habit in increasing amount or frequency.Food Preferences: The selection of one food over another.Third-Party Consent: Informed consent given by someone other than the patient or research subject.Smoking Cessation: Discontinuation of the habit of smoking, the inhaling and exhaling of tobacco smoke.Contraception: Prevention of CONCEPTION by blocking fertility temporarily, or permanently (STERILIZATION, REPRODUCTIVE). Common means of reversible contraception include NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING METHODS; CONTRACEPTIVE AGENTS; or CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES.Contraceptive Agents, Female: Chemical substances or agents with contraceptive activity in females. Use for female contraceptive agents in general or for which there is no specific heading.Satiety Response: Behavioral response associated with the achieving of gratification.Word Association Tests: Lists of words to which individuals are asked to respond ascertaining the conceptual meaning held by the individual.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Binge Drinking: Drinking an excessive amount of ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES in a short period of time.Patient Advocacy: Promotion and protection of the rights of patients, frequently through a legal process.Specialties, Dental: Various branches of dental practice limited to specialized areas.Medical Oncology: A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the study of neoplasms.Family: A social group consisting of parents or parent substitutes and children.Fertility Preservation: A method of providing future reproductive opportunities before a medical treatment with known risk of loss of fertility. Typically reproductive organs or tissues (e.g., sperm, egg, embryos and ovarian or testicular tissues) are cryopreserved for future use before the medical treatment (e.g., chemotherapy, radiation) begins.Advance Directive Adherence: Compliance by health personnel or proxies with the stipulations of ADVANCE DIRECTIVES (or similar directives such as RESUSCITATION ORDERS) when patients are unable to direct their own care.Dissent and Disputes: Differences of opinion or disagreements that may arise, for example, between health professionals and patients or their families, or against a political regime.Reproductive Health: The physical condition of human reproductive systems.Theory of Mind: The ability to attribute mental states (e.g., beliefs, desires, feelings, intentions, thoughts, etc.) to self and to others, allowing an individual to understand and infer behavior on the basis of the mental states. Difference or deficit in theory of mind is associated with ASPERGER SYNDROME; AUTISTIC DISORDER; and SCHIZOPHRENIA, etc.Spirituality: Sensitivity or attachment to religious values, or to things of the spirit as opposed to material or worldly interests. (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed, and Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed)Feeding Behavior: Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Stereotyping: An oversimplified perception or conception especially of persons, social groups, etc.Medicine: The art and science of studying, performing research on, preventing, diagnosing, and treating disease, as well as the maintenance of health.Informed Consent: Voluntary authorization, by a patient or research subject, with full comprehension of the risks involved, for diagnostic or investigative procedures, and for medical and surgical treatment.Advance Directives: Declarations by patients, made in advance of a situation in which they may be incompetent to decide about their own care, stating their treatment preferences or authorizing a third party to make decisions for them. (Bioethics Thesaurus)Right to Die: The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.Specialization: An occupation limited in scope to a subsection of a broader field.Social Environment: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.Age Factors: Age as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or the effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from AGING, a physiological process, and TIME FACTORS which refers only to the passage of time.Esthetics, Dental: Skills, techniques, standards, and principles used to improve the art and symmetry of the teeth and face to improve the appearance as well as the function of the teeth, mouth, and face. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p108)Adaptation, Psychological: A state of harmony between internal needs and external demands and the processes used in achieving this condition. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed)Ego: The conscious portion of the personality structure which serves to mediate between the demands of the primitive instinctual drives, (the id), of internalized parental and social prohibitions or the conscience, (the superego), and of reality.Conflict (Psychology): The internal individual struggle resulting from incompatible or opposing needs, drives, or external and internal demands. In group interactions, competitive or opposing action of incompatibles: antagonistic state or action (as of divergent ideas, interests, or persons). (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th ed)International Educational Exchange: The exchange of students or professional personnel between countries done under the auspices of an organization for the purpose of further education.Affect: The feeling-tone accompaniment of an idea or mental representation. It is the most direct psychic derivative of instinct and the psychic representative of the various bodily changes by means of which instincts manifest themselves.Education, Professional: Formal education and training in preparation for the practice of a profession.Mothers: Female parents, human or animal.Suburban Population: The inhabitants of peripheral or adjacent areas of a city or town.Personnel Selection: The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.ColoradoSocial Control, Informal: Those forms of control which are exerted in less concrete and tangible ways, as through folkways, mores, conventions, and public sentiment.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Withholding Treatment: Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.Adolescent Psychology: Field of psychology concerned with the normal and abnormal behavior of adolescents. It includes mental processes as well as observable responses.Power (Psychology): The exertion of a strong influence or control over others in a variety of settings--administrative, social, academic, etc.MichiganCareer Mobility: The upward or downward mobility in an occupation or the change from one occupation to another.Erotica: Literary or artistic items having an erotic theme. It refers especially to books treating sexual love in a sensuous or voluptuous manner. (Webster, 3d ed)Sex Factors: Maleness or femaleness as a constituent element or influence contributing to the production of a result. It may be applicable to the cause or effect of a circumstance. It is used with human or animal concepts but should be differentiated from SEX CHARACTERISTICS, anatomical or physiological manifestations of sex, and from SEX DISTRIBUTION, the number of males and females in given circumstances.Needs Assessment: Systematic identification of a population's needs or the assessment of individuals to determine the proper level of services needed.Consumer Satisfaction: Customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction with a benefit or service received.Referral and Consultation: The practice of sending a patient to another program or practitioner for services or advice which the referring source is not prepared to provide.Emotions: Those affective states which can be experienced and have arousing and motivational properties.Social Stigma: A perceived attribute that is deeply discrediting and is considered to be a violation of social norms.Pregnancy in Adolescence: Pregnancy in human adolescent females under the age of 19.Orthodontics, Corrective: The phase of orthodontics concerned with the correction of malocclusion with proper appliances and prevention of its sequelae (Jablonski's Illus. Dictionary of Dentistry).Institutionalization: The caring for individuals in institutions and their adaptation to routines characteristic of the institutional environment, and/or their loss of adaptation to life outside the institution.Volunteers: Persons who donate their services.Societies, Pharmaceutical: Societies whose membership is limited to pharmacists.Confidentiality: The privacy of information and its protection against unauthorized disclosure.Abortion, Induced: Intentional removal of a fetus from the uterus by any of a number of techniques. (POPLINE, 1978)Live Birth: The event that a FETUS is born alive with heartbeats or RESPIRATION regardless of GESTATIONAL AGE. Such liveborn is called a newborn infant (INFANT, NEWBORN).Object Attachment: Emotional attachment to someone or something in the environment.Infertility: Inability to reproduce after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Reproductive sterility is permanent infertility.Professional Practice Location: Geographic area in which a professional person practices; includes primarily physicians and dentists.Perception: The process by which the nature and meaning of sensory stimuli are recognized and interpreted.Pilot Projects: Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Genetic Counseling: An educational process that provides information and advice to individuals or families about a genetic condition that may affect them. The purpose is to help individuals make informed decisions about marriage, reproduction, and other health management issues based on information about the genetic disease, the available diagnostic tests, and management programs. Psychosocial support is usually offered.Testosterone: A potent androgenic steroid and major product secreted by the LEYDIG CELLS of the TESTIS. Its production is stimulated by LUTEINIZING HORMONE from the PITUITARY GLAND. In turn, testosterone exerts feedback control of the pituitary LH and FSH secretion. Depending on the tissues, testosterone can be further converted to DIHYDROTESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL.Satiation: Full gratification of a need or desire followed by a state of relative insensitivity to that particular need or desire.Health Services Accessibility: The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.Professional-Patient Relations: Interactions between health personnel and patients.Treatment Refusal: Patient or client refusal of or resistance to medical, psychological, or psychiatric treatment. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Parenting: Performing the role of a parent by care-giving, nurturance, and protection of the child by a natural or substitute parent. The parent supports the child by exercising authority and through consistent, empathic, appropriate behavior in response to the child's needs. PARENTING differs from CHILD REARING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the children and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.Curriculum: A course of study offered by an educational institution.Professional-Family Relations: The interactions between the professional person and the family.Ejaculation: The emission of SEMEN to the exterior, resulting from the contraction of muscles surrounding the male internal urogenital ducts.Caregivers: Persons who provide care to those who need supervision or assistance in illness or disability. They may provide the care in the home, in a hospital, or in an institution. Although caregivers include trained medical, nursing, and other health personnel, the concept also refers to parents, spouses, or other family members, friends, members of the clergy, teachers, social workers, fellow patients.Research Subjects: Persons who are enrolled in research studies or who are otherwise the subjects of research.Quality of Life: A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.Social Identification: The process by which an aspect of self image is developed based on in-group preference or ethnocentrism and a perception of belonging to a social or cultural group. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Tobacco Use Disorder: Tobacco used to the detriment of a person's health or social functioning. Tobacco dependence is included.Empathy: An individual's objective and insightful awareness of the feelings and behavior of another person. It should be distinguished from sympathy, which is usually nonobjective and noncritical. It includes caring, which is the demonstration of an awareness of and a concern for the good of others. (From Bioethics Thesaurus, 1992)Risk-Taking: Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.Family Relations: Behavioral, psychological, and social relations among various members of the nuclear family and the extended family.Neoplasms: New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.Food: Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.Homosexuality, Female: Sexual attraction or relationship between females.Education, Dental: Use for articles concerning dental education in general.Reproduction: The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)Stress, Psychological: Stress wherein emotional factors predominate.Students, Dental: Individuals enrolled a school of dentistry or a formal educational program in leading to a degree in dentistry.Condoms: A sheath that is worn over the penis during sexual behavior in order to prevent pregnancy or spread of sexually transmitted disease.Substance-Related Disorders: Disorders related to substance abuse.Rural Health Services: Health services, public or private, in rural areas. The services include the promotion of health and the delivery of health care.
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The Profound Desire of the Gods (1968). *History of Postwar Japan as Told by a Bar Hostess (1970) ...
All I Desire (1953). *Tumbleweed (1947). *Taza, Son of Cochise (1954). *Naked Alibi (1954) ...
The books are An Assembly Such as This,[65] Duty and Desire[66] and These Three Remain.[67] ... Readers are poised to question whether or not these single men are, in fact, in want of a wife, or if such desires are dictated ... Marrying a woman of a rich family also ensured a linkage to a high family, as is visible in the desires of Bingley's sisters to ... No love for Lydia: The fate of desire in Pride and Prejudice Allen DW 1985. ...
Ideologies of Desire. Oxford University Press. p. 246. ISBN 0-19-513505-9. Sutherland, John (1990). The Stanford Companion to ... Cologne: Taschen, ISBN 3-8228-5569-3 Marcus, Sharon (2007). Between women: friendship, desire, and marriage in Victorian ... my desires, my passions, for the rest of my life... To fall at the feet of an imperious mistress, obey her mandates, or implore ...
Desire for Sky. 渴望蓝天. Qin Mingliang. Xiao Kai. 12 min. 26. ...
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desire* Desire refers to the psychological aspects of sexuality, particularly fantasies, operating both consciously and ... On the other hand, the surrender of all desires leads to the joy, wisdom, and freedom of nirvāṇa. "The loss of desires conquers ... In this tradition kāma (Skt., "desire") is one of the four basic aims or drives (puruṣārtha s) that need to be either satisfied ... What you desire me to ask for, I ask for; and what you do not desire, I do not desire, nor can I, nor does it even enter my ...
PJ Harvey, whose US tour winds up tomorrow (October 8) in Atlanta, Georgia, has announced 17 European dates, including five in the UK in December.. The dates are at Milan Palavobis (Noveber 23), Barcelona Zeleste (24), Oslo Rockefeller (25), Copenhagen Vega (27), Hamburg Docks (29), Berlin Columbiahalle (30), Cologne E-Werk (December 1), Brussels Halles de Schaerbeek (3), Paris La Cigale (4,5), Utrecht MCV (7), Glasgow Barrowlands (9), Manchester Academy (10), Bristol Colston Hall (11), London Shepherds Bush Empire (13), Nottingham Rock City (15) and Dublin Olympia (17).. PJ Havey played a set at the London Oxford Street Virgin Megastore last week (September 29) in front of a small crowd to celebrate the launch of her new album Is This Desire?.. ...
Examples of desires might be: find the best price, go to the party or become rich. *Goals: A goal is a desire that has been ... Desires: Desires represent the motivational state of the agent. They represent objectives or situations that the agent would ... desire and (in particular) intention, in a manner inspired by Bratman. For Bratman, belief and desire are both pro-attitudes ( ... The belief-desire-intention software model (BDI) is a software model developed for programming intelligent agents. ...
A War Named Desire (2000) 1h 29min , Action, Romance, Thriller , 9 September 2000 (Hong Kong) ... A War Named Desire is a good, solid entry into Hong Kongs Triad Thriller canon. The film possesses many aspects that sets it ... Unlike the typical Triad thrillers of this time, A War Named Desire focuses mainly on the narrative and the characters so the ...
Burning Desire: The Seduction of Smoking. Documentary exploring attitudes to cigarettes and smoking. ...
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As Jesus entered Capernaum, He was met by a delegation of the elders, who told Him of the centurions desire. They urged "that ... But they had disregarded the light; and now they saw in Jesus nothing to be desired. But the centurion, born in heathenism, ... and greatly desired his recovery. He believed that Jesus could heal him. He had not seen the Saviour, but the reports he heard ...
But every sinful desire we cherish affords him a foothold. Every point in which we fail of meeting the divine standard is an ... They desired the kingdom of this world. If Christ had consented to offer them such a kingdom, they would gladly have received ...
An eye-opening exploration of the human-plant relationship with author Michael Pollan. Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant...
In short, their desire Claudia Piñero Womens desire produces terror. If it were not so, how can it be understood that an ... In short, their desire.. These are just excuses. If we look deeper, we will discover that at the heart of the issue is the ... To them, desire has to be paid. If you had an enjoyable time during sexual intercourse, the contraception failed and an ... It would solve a public health issue, and would also take into account the desire of women and their right to take control of ...
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When Dorothy Smith opened the door of her apartment in Beit Shemesh, Israel and invited me in, she gave me more than a tour of her home. She gave me a peek into her past. The living room, flooded with bright sunlight, was decorated in soft pastels and nat... ...
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I'm talking to my buddy Irv about women -- of which I know precious little -- and I confess upfront that I refuse to chase her anymore. You can't give up so easily, Irv says. It's been 30 years, I say. Thirty years, yells Irv. That's nothing! Uncle Irv has come over to cook, which means...
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  • For women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder, flibanserin ( Addyi ) can improve both sexual and nonsexual symptoms, report researchers at the Sexual Medicine Society of North America Fall 2016 Scientific Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. (medscape.com)
  • A diagnosis of hypoactive sexual desire disorder can be made when a woman's sexual desire was once normal but has waned, and it bothers her and she wants to do something about it, Goldstein told Medscape Medical News . (medscape.com)
  • The provider needs to determine whether the hypoactive sexual desire disorder is primary or secondary, and a result of something else, like a medication, which could potentially be changed, or a life event, like childbirth, or independent of other issues," she explained. (medscape.com)
  • In their study, Goldstein and her colleagues assessed 130 women from the San Diego Sexual Medicine clinic who were prescribed flibanserin for hypoactive sexual desire disorder. (medscape.com)
  • Along with positive changes in symptoms of hypoactive sexual desire disorder, the women also reported that relationships with their partners had improved and that they had experienced positive changes in mood, including feeling like they were having more fun and feeling more alive. (medscape.com)
  • Flibanserin has been designed and studied for pre-menopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) defined most simply for women who are in a stable monogamous relationship, used to have sexual fantasies and a normal desire for sex, have lost that desire and it has been missing for a long time, and are experiencing distress and interpersonal difficulties as a result. (forbes.com)
  • Earlier studies by Dr. Braunstein and others have suggested that women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder following surgically induced menopause experience a stronger return of libido with supplemental testosterone and estrogen than with estrogen alone. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Hypoactive sexual desire disorder was determined by responses to a standard questionnaire. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Lack of desire, or hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), is the most common form of female sexual dysfunction (FSD). (huffingtonpost.ca)
  • The pill is supposed to treat hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), according to Clinicaltrials.gov. (empowher.com)
  • The correct answer is B) Hypoactive sexual desire disorder. (kevinmd.com)
  • The most likely diagnosis is hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD). (kevinmd.com)
  • The HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle is a mid-range Android smartphone that's not for everyone. (phonearena.com)
  • If you're in the market for a new entry-level smartphone, specifications and a photo of the new HTC Desire C have leaked . (i4u.com)
  • This guide will outline how to disassemble the logic board of the HTC Desire V smartphone for replacement. (ifixit.com)
  • Pocket-lint) - HTC will definitely be launching a new Android tablet in the UK, as well as a new mid-range smartphone from the Desire family, if recent rumours are to be believed. (pocket-lint.com)
  • The HTC Desire (codenamed Bravo) is the first smartphone of the Desire series developed by HTC. (wikipedia.org)
  • Facing the Complexities of Women's Sexual Desire, by veteran sex therapist Vera Sonja Maass, is one of the few books to address these intimate phenomena in practical clinical detail. (springer.com)
  • Its specialized focus makes Facing the Complexities of Women's Sexual Desire an important addition to the bookshelf of sex and marriage therapists, clinical and women's health psychologists, and students planning to enter these areas. (springer.com)
  • Dr. Sue Decotiis, board-certified in internal medicine, specializes in hormone replacement therapy and said in an email that women's sexual desire and mental health are closely related. (empowher.com)
  • The study, which was published in an online edition of the journal Molecular Psychiatry, revealed, for the first time, that common variations in the sequence of DNA impact on sexual desire, arousal and function, and lead to differences and diversity of the human sexual phenotype. (jpost.com)
  • In the study, researchers examined the DNA of 148 healthy Israeli university students and compared the results with responses to questionnaires asking for the students' descriptions of their sexual desire, arousal and sexual function. (jpost.com)
  • Some forms of variants in this gene were shown to reduce sexual desire, arousal and function, while other common variants had the opposite effect. (jpost.com)
  • Nearly eight in 10 (78.8 percent) women who completed self-reported assessments at the one-year mark demonstrated improvement in sexual function, including pain, desire, arousal and satisfaction--as measured by the FSFI. (medindia.net)
  • The article provides, for the first time, data that common variations in the sequence of DNA impact on sexual desire, arousal and function and lead to differences and diversity of the human sexual phenotype. (eurekalert.org)
  • In this latest study, the Israeli investigators examined the DNA of 148 healthy male and female Israeli university students and compared the results with questionnaires asking for the students' self-descriptions of their sexual desire, arousal and sexual function. (eurekalert.org)
  • Whether they involve excess, a decrease, or complete absence, problems of sexual desire drive women to consult sex therapists, couples counselors, and other practitioners (to say nothing of self-help books and talk-show hosts). (springer.com)
  • Sex, passion and desire are becoming topics more open for discussion between men and women --- and discuss them Edith does, however reluctantly, with a new acquaintance: the stylish and flirtatious Morton Fullerton. (readinggroupguides.com)
  • For many women, their desire for more children is overwhelming. (go.com)
  • Compared to surgery such as hysterectomy, which requires significant recovery time and increases health care cost burdens, UFE gives women the opportunity to return to their daily routine as quickly as possible after treatment," said Marc R. Sapoval, M.D., Ph.D., one of the study's co-authors and an interventional radiologist at H pital Europ en in Paris. (medindia.net)
  • All women enrolled in our study stated that they desired an improvement in their sex lives, and participation in the study may have increased dialogue between the study subjects and their partners, leading to improvement in sexual satisfaction. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Women, however, don't yet have an approved pharmaceutical answer to losing their desire for sex. (healthcentral.com)
  • Postmenopausal women, and many women using hormonal birth control methods, have less variation in sexual desire. (ourbodiesourselves.org)
  • Many women report a drop in sexual desire while nursing. (ourbodiesourselves.org)
  • During these years, women may experience less desire and increased vaginal dryness . (ourbodiesourselves.org)
  • There is a new drug in the clinical trial phase that is expected to improve sexual desire in women. (empowher.com)
  • For Bratman, belief and desire are both pro-attitudes (mental attitudes concerned with action), but intention is distinguished as a conduct-controlling pro-attitude. (wikipedia.org)
  • While the availability of environmentally-friendly products in the developing regions may make it difficult to convert attitudes into action, the survey results suggest a clear desire and willingness to do the right thing. (nielsen.com)
  • Find device-specific support and online tools for your HTC Desire 612. (verizonwireless.com)
  • However, Desire has been exploring for 12 years and has so far failed to find any oil or gas. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Find device-specific support and online tools for your HTC Desire 626. (verizonwireless.com)
  • In addition, new myths have cropped up in recent years: the key to female desire is erotic fantasy and playing sexual games, achieving G spot orgasms will build desire, scientists will find a medication to ensure reliable desire, the solution is finding a new partner each year, etc. (psychologytoday.com)
  • On top of the HTC Desire 500 you'll find a Power/Lock key and the 3.5mm audio jack. (gsmarena.com)
  • Despite its failure at producing consistent evidence, scientific research into human erotic preferences continues to focus on the Steinach / Dörner (S/D) paradigm that implicates genetic, neural, and hormonal mechanisms as a direct causal etiology of homo- and heteroerotic desires and behaviors (Herrn, 1995). (archive.org)
  • Researchers were surprised to discover that the hormonal composition of birth control pills influence desire for sex. (psychcentral.com)
  • However, if a hormonal change leads to a drop in desire or sexual pleasure, and you feel dissatisfied with this, you may want to explore options such as changing your method of birth control or changing/altering your medications. (ourbodiesourselves.org)
  • Where desire has been taken as a threat to the religious life or to spiritual integrity, what strategies have been developed to discipline, train, overcome, transcend, detach from, or eradicate desire? (encyclopedia.com)
  • DESIRE is one of those important subjects that are seldom discussed under their own names, so that one hardly knows where to go for answers to questions about the nature of desire and its significance for the religious or spiritual life. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Where desire has been viewed more positively, what strategies have been developed to channel, direct, release, render articulate, or otherwise enlist and incorporate the energies and vitality of desire into the spiritual or religious life? (encyclopedia.com)
  • Being alive is an erotic process-constantly transforming the self through contact with others, desiring ever more life. (google.com)
  • Readers will come away from THE AGE OF DESIRE with a feeling of understanding the life and work of Edith Wharton a bit better, along with the mindsets and mores that defined her world. (readinggroupguides.com)
  • It seeks distinction, the desire to be first in the race of life and lead us to seek to dominate others. (youdao.com)
  • A professor, biologist, and physiologist argues that modern Darwinism's materialist and mechanistic biases have led to a scientific dead end, unable to define what life is-and only an openness to the qualities of "purpose and desire" will move the field forward. (ebooks.com)
  • Growing research shows that life's most distinctive quality, shared by all living things, is purpose and desire: maintain homeostasis to sustain life. (ebooks.com)
  • In Purpose and Desire, Turner draws on the work of Claude Bernard, a contemporary of Darwin revered among physiologists as the founder of experimental medicine, to build on Bernard's "dangerous idea" of vitalism, which seeks to identify what makes "life" a unique phenomenon of nature. (ebooks.com)
  • Desire is commonly understood in volitional terms, in which case it is identified with such things as willing, wanting, and wishing, choice and appetite, inspiration and motivation, and even with intention. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The belief-desire-intention software model ( BDI ) is a software model developed for programming intelligent agents . (wikipedia.org)
  • In order to achieve this separation, the BDI software model implements the principal aspects of Michael Bratman 's theory of human practical reasoning (also referred to as Belief-Desire-Intention, or BDI). (wikipedia.org)
  • That is to say, it implements the notions of belief, desire and (in particular) intention, in a manner inspired by Bratman. (wikipedia.org)
  • He identifies commitment as the distinguishing factor between desire and intention, noting that it leads to (1) temporal persistence in plans and (2) further plans being made on the basis of those to which it is already committed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Though with her nose for a story, Clara wonders if his desire for justice is sincere - along with his incredibly unnerving intention to be her husband. (audible.com)
  • Specs wise, the Desire 316 comes with a 5-inch qHD screen, 1.2Ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor, 5-megapixel rear and VGA front cameras, just 512MB of RAM, 1950mAh battery and 4GB of expandable storage. (intomobile.com)
  • But the couple have found a way to write their own unlikely love story, one that upends all kinds of assumptions about desire and intimacy in the digital age, starting with the big one: that love begins at first sight. (newsweek.com)
  • They're inverting our laws of attraction, thrusting us into a zone where desire can be more abstract than pure physical lust, and where intimacy begins not with a partner's touch, but with the things that usually come much later-the emotional candor that can take years to achieve. (newsweek.com)
  • Her desire is responsive to intimacy and pleasure. (psychologytoday.com)
  • The woman (and couple) who embrace multiple roles and meanings of sexuality can enjoy both synchronous and asynchronous sexual experiences, and value sensual, playful, and erotic scenarios in addition to intercourse will have strong, resilient desire. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Learning to catch things at an early stage makes it easier to derail the chain of behavior that leads to the full desire or passion emerging. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Dr. Steven Reiss, an Emeritus Professor of Psychology at The Ohio State University studying intrinsic motivation, has identified 16 basic desires that guide almost all of our meaningful behavior. (uxmag.com)
  • By such an exchange of qualities between semantic poles, what is socially necessary is rendered desirable, and duty becomes desire. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In this context, the varieties of desire and of the experiences, realities, and terms closely associated with desire - and of other terms antithetical to it, terms of contrast through which some of the particular meanings of desire become fixed - will be examined. (encyclopedia.com)
  • she experiences desire. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Davies, fascinated by human fluids, sexual subcultures and the capabilities and desires of the body, investigated (and continues to do so) non-maternal lactation through her own embodied experiences and performative practice. (mediamatic.net)
  • He says the Jamboree is about the desire to get outside and try new experiences. (youdao.com)
  • The term desire is only rarely found in the index or tables of contents of books on religion, even when the term figures prominently in the author's description or interpretation of religion. (encyclopedia.com)
  • books.google.com - Nautilus Award Gold Medal Winner, Ecology & Environment In Matter and Desire, internationally renowned biologist and philosopher Andreas Weber rewrites ecology as a tender practice of forging relationships, of yearning for connections, and of expressing these desires through our bodies. (google.com)
  • He is author of more than 50 books , including Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist and most recently Coronavirus and Christ . (desiringgod.org)
  • Trouser Press said about the album, "Backstreets of Desire skillfully draws on DeVille's prior genre explorations to create music that's wholly contemporary while remaining true to the artist's original vision. (wikipedia.org)
  • By means of a critical examination of philosophical accounts of the interconnection between forms of knowledge and networks of power and desire, and of the critical methodology most appropriate to this interconnection, students are enabled to analyse and to challenge the ways in which the human and natural sciences have operated, and continue to operate, in shifting historical configurations. (ncl.ac.uk)
  • The major inhibitors for female sexual desire are power struggles (especially frequency of intercourse) and predictable, routine sex. (psychologytoday.com)
  • Sleep mode saves battery power by putting HTC Desire 628 into a low power state while the display is off. (htc.com)
  • Can there be an algorithm for every human desire? (newscientist.com)
  • Stanford University's Brian Knutson explains how he hopes to unravel the mysteries of human desire with state-of-the-art medical imaging. (rawstory.com)
  • That touchstone is human desire. (uxmag.com)
  • It came just four days after Desire shot up 24pc on news that preliminary data showed a "discovery" at the Rachel well in the North Falklands basin. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • These volitional and affectional vocabularies for interpreting desire are, of course, not incompatible - especially if, as is often the case, the affections are understood as central to or constitutive of the self as willing and loving. (encyclopedia.com)
  • It is understood that regulators pushed Desire to release an announcement last week updating its current situation, in response to rumours circulating the internet causing its share price to swing wildly. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • New evidence that individual differences in human sexual desire can be attributed to genetic variations has been revealed by an Israeli research group, who say the findings will have an impact on individuals' understanding of their own sexuality and how sexual disorders will be treated in the future. (jpost.com)
  • The desire to be physically or mentally ill is a characteristic of factitious disorders. (psychcentral.com)
  • Individuals with these disorders seem to have a strong desire to be seen as injured or ill. (psychcentral.com)
  • In other words, how have individuals and communities sought to share and pass on what they have learned about desire and how to deal with it? (encyclopedia.com)
  • Drawing on the anticipation surrounding the 2010 administration of the Employment Permit System-Korean Language Test, for which over 40,000 Nepalis were candidates, we embed this moment in longer histories of desire and discipline. (jhu.edu)