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Originally posted on Wellcome Trust Blog:

LustWhat does our perception of Female Sexual Dysfunction say about our societal perception of female sexuality, desire, and indeed our reflection of ourselves? Katherine Angel discusses.

My academic research focuses on Female Sexual Dysfunction, an umbrella term for diagnostic categories in the American and Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), which has provoked much controversy. At stake in debates about Female Sexual Dysfunction are the questions of who can speak about female sexuality; what kind of language is appropriate to describing – and treating – problems relating to desire, arousal, orgasm, or pain; and, indeed, whether phenomena such as low desire or lack of orgasm are to be seen as medical problems in the first place.

The larger preoccupation that suffuses both this research and my book of literary non-fiction, Unmasteredis how we talk, in the public realm about female sexuality – and with what effects. Unmastered

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  1. Mani been long I landed here…somewhere this world of mine got a back seat…and I miss it…it was a world of another kind….kind and unkind….seeing the pics hate the watermarks….argh…i saw one pic where a lady is sitting with her legs towards her man/friend…and a woman in blue sitting there…awesome…love the nuances you capture of humans more than buildings etc…matter of choice I guess….Missed You dear…

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