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Female Sexual Response (Nursing)

by Jasmine Clark, PhD

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    00:01 So now let's look at the female sexual response.

    00:05 This is going to be initiated by touch and psychological stimuli.

    00:10 The clitoris the vaginal mucosa the bulbs of the vestibule and the breasts are going to engorge with blood.

    00:19 Also the nipples become erect.

    00:22 The vestibular glands are also going to increase our lubricate the vestibule with secretions.

    00:31 An orgasm is accompanied by muscle tension and increase in your pulse rate and the blood pressure.

    00:38 And also is characterized by rhythmic contractions of the uterus.

    00:44 Unlike in male's, the females have no refractory period after orgasm which allows them to have multiple orgasms in a single sexual experience.

    00:55 An orgasm in the female sexual response is not essential or required for conception to occur.

    01:04 Finally, the female libido is prompted by DHEA, which is an androgen produced by the adrenal cortex.

    01:12 This is instead of the androgen testosterone used by males.


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    The lecture Female Sexual Response (Nursing) by Jasmine Clark, PhD is from the course Female Reproductive System – Physiology (Nursing).


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    1. Dehydroepiandrosterone
    2. Estradiol
    3. Estriol
    4. Progesterone

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     Jasmine Clark, PhD

    Jasmine Clark, PhD


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