It is estimated that impotence occurs among 25-30 million men in the United States. Impotence, however hits older men the hardest. One over every three men over the age of 60 will experience impotence at one point in his life. Impotence is perfectly normal. However, if a man focuses on this one time event, he is then on his way to a serious problem. Impotence has been deemed an embarrassing problem for men for many years. Fifteen percent of impotence cases are due to psychological reasons, rather than medical or physical. Impotence is the inability to achieve or sustain an erection satisfactorily for intercourse. Nonetheless, impotence is treatable 95% of the cases. In choosing a treatment, one must first consider options and possible outcomes , among them psychotherapy.
Covers information on erectile dysfunction, its myths and misconceptions and what the causes of impotence are, including psychological factors.
Causes of impotence varies from medical to psychological or a mix of both.
This article explains a man's capability to achieve an erection by masturbating or through oral sex, but his inability to achieve an erection for intercourse. This indicates he may suffer from a psychological and not a medical problem.
Advancements in diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction are discussed.
Men were interviewed about their current and past relationships, their sex lives and stressors on sexual functioning.
This article deals with erectile dysfunction of men and how it effected the partner's lives.