27Aug 2022

GENOPHOBIA AND MENTAL HEALTH

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Sex is a part of humane life as a natural drive to seek pleasure. The problems related to sex can affect the mental and social life of the person on many levels. Genophobia is a specific phobia in which a person fears sexual intercourse. It is usually caused by the traumatic experience of the person related to sex. The person may feel horrified or anxious when expose to the trigger that makes a person vulnerable. It is not very common although many cases can be found. The treatment modality involves psychotherapy, exposure therapy, and other treatments. This article discusses the causes, symptoms, and treatment modalities of genophobia in a brief. 


[Sushil Humane (2022); GENOPHOBIA AND MENTAL HEALTH Int. J. of Adv. Res. 10 (Aug). 1061-1064] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com


Sushil Humane
Kastruba Nursing College, Sewagram
India

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/15269      
DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/15269