SECONDARY ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION

Affliction wherein a male is not capable of developing or sustaining a penile erection adequate for sexual intercourse, despite the fact that he was formerly capable of carrying out intercourse effectively. An affliction wherein a male may have an erection in certain circumstances or with certain partners, although not in the course of sexual activity with his present principal mate. See also: erectile dysfunction; impotence; male erectile disorder. Compare with: primary erectile dysfunction.

SECONDARY ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION: "Secondary erectile dysfunction can be devastating to a man's self-esteem."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SECONDARY ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-erectile-dysfunction/ (accessed October 7, 2019).
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