Sexual disorders also known as sexual dysfunction or sexual malfunction is defined as any difficulty experienced by an individual in their sexual life. The sexual life of an individual or as a couple may include various problems in their normal sexual activity. These sexual disorders can have a profound impact on an individuals perceived quality of sexual life. These disorders can cause in a couples life a matter of extreme distress and an interpersonal strain. Therefore, an assessment of general health and a thorough sexual history including any sexual problems if any is very important. The various sexual disorders can be classified into four categories. These include sexual desire disorders, sexual arousal disorders, orgasm disorders and sexual pain disorders. The cause of sexual disorders in an individual can be multi-factorial. These disorders may arise due to emotional and or physical causes. The physical factors that lead to the sexual disorders include the use of alcohol, narcotics, drugs, etc. High-impact journals are those considered to be highly influential in their respective fields. The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information.The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on June, 2014