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Diagnostic criteria for 302.71 Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

These criteria are obsolete.

DSM Criteria
DSM Version
DSM IV - TR
DSM Criteria

A. Persistently or recurrently deficient (or absent) sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity. The judgment of deficiency or absence is made by the clinician, taking into account factors that affect sexual functioning, such as age and the context of the person's life. 

B. The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. 

C. The sexual dysfunction is not better accounted for by another Axis I disorder (except another Sexual Dysfunction) and is not due exclusively to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication) or a general medical condition. 

Specify type: 

Lifelong Type
Acquired Type 

Specify type: 

Generalized Type 
Situational Type 

Specify

Due to Psychological Factors 
Due to Combined Factors

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association

DSM Version
DSM IV
DSM Criteria

A. Persistently or recurrently deficient (or absent) sexual fantasies and desire for sexual activity. The judgment of deficiency or absence is made by the clinician, taking into account factors that affect sexual functioning, such as age and the context of the person's life. 

B. The disturbance causes marked distress or interpersonal difficulty. 

C. The sexual dysfunction is not better accounted for by another Axis I disorder (except another Sexual Dysfunction) and is not due exclusively to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g., a drug of abuse, a medication) or a general medical condition. 

Specify type: 

Lifelong Type
Acquired Type 

Specify type: 

Generalized Type 
Situational Type 

Specify

Due to Psychological Factors 
Due to Combined Factors

Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition. Copyright 1994 American Psychiatric Association