Causes of reduction in sex drive

Jump to navigation Jump to search “Motivate” redirects here. Motivation is the reason for people’s actions, desires and needs. Motivation is also one’s direction to behavior, or what causes a person to causes of reduction in sex drive to repeat a behavior.

Motivation as a desire to perform an action is usually defined as having two parts, directional such as directed towards a positive stimulus or away from a negative one, as well as the activated “seeking phase” and consummatory “liking phase”. Motivation can be conceived of as a cycle in which thoughts influence behaviors, drive performance affects thoughts, and the cycle begins again. Each stage of the cycle is composed of many dimensions including attitudes, beliefs, intentions, effort, and withdrawal which can all affect the motivation that an individual experiences. The natural system assumes that people have higher order needs, which contrasts with the rational theory that suggests people dislike work and only respond to rewards and punishment. Physiological needs are the lowest and most important level. These fundamental requirements include food, rest, shelter, and exercise.