Sex Expert Develops Questionnaire That Accurately Detects Sexual Problems

by VR Sreeraman on  March 17, 2008 at 5:46 PM Sexual Health News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Font : A-A+

Sex Expert Develops Questionnaire That Accurately Detects Sexual Problems
A Texas Tech psychologist has developed a 70-question sex test that would help in accurately detecting issues of sexual problems in the general population.

Sheila Garos, an associate professor of psychology and director of the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program at Texas Tech, has developed the sex test that can help in identifying sexual difficulties and addictive and compulsive behaviour.

The test known as Garos Sexual Behaviour Inventory, measures mental conflict and shame about one's sexual activities or sexuality, sexual obsession, values about sexual issues and comfort with sexual arousal.

 It can also identify sexual disorders, dysfunctions or compulsive sexual behaviours, an area hard to measure.

"I think what sets this test apart is that it's not targeted at one single group," said Garos.

 "This test is not restricted for use with any one clinical group, such as people with sexual dysfunctions or sex offenders.

"It can tell you if you have a client that you should investigate more thoroughly with regard to his or her sexual behaviour," she added.

However, she also said that the test should not be the only factor to making diagnoses.

Source: BMA
SRM/K

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

More News on:

Sex Facts Prostitution: Fresh Stakes in the Oldest Trade Sexual Intercourse Facts Safe Sex Top Ten Trivial Sex Facts Top Ten Sex Tips for Men Sex Addiction Sex Numbers 

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive