Open in a separate window We combed the literature to find assessment strategies for these four dimensions, yet there are few that follow this comprehensive conceptualization. Even their own assessment strategy—a lengthy oral interview described in the book—has little continuity with the model. In articles and chapters by researchers, a functional analysis of the antecedents, problem behaviors, and consequences of the particular sexual difficulty is most common. Although the latter is very useful, one may not necessarily obtain information about all phases of the sexual response cycle. Whereas our efforts have concentrated on such a measure e. What is sexual desire?