Prevalence and risk factors of sexual dysfunction in men and women

This review provides a comprehensive evaluation of the effects of SSRIs on the sexual functioning in men and women

Raymond C. Rosen

2007

Scholarcy highlights

  • Sexual dysfunctions are highly prevalent, affecting about 43% of women and 31% of men
  • Hypoactive sexual desire disorder has been reported in approximately 30% of women and 15% of men in population-based studies, and is associated with a wide variety of medical and psychologic causes
  • This article provides a recent reanalysis of the National Health and Social Life Survey
  • This review provides a comprehensive evaluation of the effects of SSRIs on the sexual functioning in men and women
  • Sexual pain disorders have been reported in 10% to 15% of women and less than 5% of men
  • Results are generally similiar to the National Health and Social Life Survey in the United States

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