Study Reveals Something Surprising About "Abnormal" Sexual Interests. “Weird” is the norm when it comes to sexual desires, according to a recent study from the University of Montreal.
In fact, almost half of us could have sexual fantasies which are considered “deviant” or “atypical” under current psychiatric criteria. The study, published in the Journal of Sex Research, probed 1,040 Canadians of both genders on their sexual behavior and interests. From this sample group, the researchers have said they imagine their findings could be applied to the whole of North America and Europe. Under the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5) – often mockingly referred to as psychiatry's "bible" – sexual behaviours are divided into normophilic (deemed as “normal” or "typical" behaviour) and paraphilic (deemed as “anomalous” or "deviant"). 45.5 percent of the people asked said they were interested in at least one type of sexual behaviour that is considered paraphilic and 33 percent had said they had actually acted on these fantasies.
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The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) published the results of the study Sept. 9. Smaller testicular volumes also correlate with more nurturing-related brain activity in fathers as they are looking at photos of their own children, the study shows. "Our data suggest that the biology of human males reflects a trade-off between investments in mating versus parenting effort," says Emory anthropologist James Rilling, whose lab conducted the research. The goal of the research is to determine why some fathers invest more energy in parenting than others. "It's an important question," Rilling says, "because previous studies have shown that children with more involved fathers have better social, psychological and educational outcomes. " A key question raised by the study findings is the direction of casualty. 30 Ways, 30 Days to Hotter Sex. What do women want? It depends on the time of the month.
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The finding has the potential to help couples, the researchers said. Knowing that many women's sexual desire diminishes over the course of a relationship could encourage both partners to be more realistic about their sex lives, and could help them weather the changes in desire as they occur. Sex researchers Sarah Murray and Robin Milhausen, both of the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, asked 170 undergraduate women and men who had been in heterosexual relationships for anywhere from one month to nine years to report on their levels of relationship satisfaction, sexual satisfaction and sexual desire.
Desire was scored using an established model called the Female Sexual Function Index, which ranges from 1.2 to 6.0. In fact, relationship duration was a better predictor of sexual desire in women than both relationship and sexual satisfaction. 3 Ways to Make Your Vagina Smell Good. Edit Article Understand the CausesQuick SolutionsPractice Good Hygiene Edited by Jack Herrick, Carolyn Barratt, Oliver, SilverSparkz and 40 others While many women do not like the smell of their own vagina, the fact of the matter is that a healthy vagina doesn't smell bad (many men will tell you that it smells great!).
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