GENITAL AROUSAL IN SLEEP By N., Sam M.S. - 48 the action penile erection in men and clitoral enlargement and vaginal lubrication in women that occur during REM sleep when we dream. Not associated with sexual dreams. GENITAL AROUSAL IN SLEEP: "Genital arousal in sleep occurs in both sexes." Related Psychology Terms DREAM INTERPRETATION (Historical) DREAM-STATE (D-STATE, REM- STATE) Dissociative Identity Disorder DREAM INTERPRETATION (Modern) SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) HOMOSEXUALITY (Female) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide SATYRIASIS (Satyrism) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GENITAL AROUSAL IN SLEEP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/genital-arousal-in-sleep/ (accessed January 28, 2023).