The Effects of False Physiological Feedback on Sexual Arousal in Sexually Dysfunctional and Functional Males
Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences Bethesda United States
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According to a recent model of psychogenic erectile dysfunction Sbrocco and Barlow,1996, dysfunctional performance results from focusing on negative outcome expectancy and low confidence following a discrepancy between expected and actual performance. The purpose ofthe current study was to manipulate the experience of sexually functional and dysfunctional males to produce a discrepancy between expected and actual performance. Fifty-six sexually functional and 57 sexually dysfunctional men were assigned to one of four groups negative feedback, neutral feedback. inflated feedback, or no feedback.