Tag Archives: Desire

Sexual Performance Anxiety:How Desire To Be Liked Is Leading Men Towards Psychological Erectile Dysfunction (Mental Impotence)

Please answer the following question: How many times have you avoided having sex with women you liked, just because you wasn’t sure if you will be able to get an erection? Please, pay attention. I didn’t ask how many times you failed to get an erection, i asked how many times you avoided sex at… Read More »

The Impotence Epidemic: Men’s Medicine and Sexual Desire in Contemporary China (Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography)

Since the 1990s China has seen a dramatic increase in the number of men seeking treatment for impotence. Everett Yuehong Zhang argues in The Impotence Epidemic that this trend represents changing public attitudes about sexuality in an increasingly globalized China. In this ethnography he shifts discussions of impotence as a purely neurovascular phenomenon to a… Read More »