Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is a dysfunction wherein a person experience decrease in sexual desire. Even just the thought of having sex is not entertained. When the disorder worsens, the person afflicted with it will eventually lose all the sexual urges; therefore making things a little off from normal. But even though this disorder lessens or loses the interest of a person on his sex life, the disease would take no toll on the ability of an individual to function sexually.
This disease is the complete opposite of Sex Addiction, wherein an individual is having excessive sexual desires.
Subtypes of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder or HSDD has subtypes. It determines the kinds of disorder as well as the methods of how a person may be inflicted with the sexual disease.
In terms of how a person is inflicted with this type of disorder, it could be either acquired or life-long. As the terms imply, a case is an acquired hypoactive sexual desire disorder when there has been a time when the interest on having excessive sexual desires. But when the person has been uninterested with sexual activities since the first time he understood what that meant, the case will fall into the life-long category.