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A single mid-cycle blood sample was obtained from 15 premenopausal female patients presenting with lifelong absence of sexual drive and from a control group of women with intact sexual drive. Serum levels of testosterone, 5-dihydrotestosterone (5-DHT), 17 beta oestradiol, sex hormone binding globulin, and prolactin were measured and indices of free(More)
This paper presents the results of a prospective controlled study evaluating a programme of directed masturbation against a combined sensate focus and supportive psychotherapeutic approach in the management of female primary orgasmic failure. Of the 20 patients who followed the masturbation programme 90 per cent gained orgasmic capacity compared with 53 per(More)
  • A Riley
  • 2002
Advances in pharmacological, mechanical, and surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED) now allow erectile function to be re-established in most men who experience this problem. However, re-establishing erectile function and re-establishing a satisfying sexual interaction with a partner are totally different objectives, and when the latter is not met,(More)
The syndrome of partial ejaculatory incompetence has been reviewed. 6 patients, diagnosed as suffering from partial ejaculatory incompetence, were studied. For each subject, large numbers of spermatozoa were present in the post-masturbation urine sample providing evidence of disturbed ejaculatory function. The effect of a potent alpha-adrenoceptor agonist(More)
The diagnostic register and case summaries of all male and female patients who attended the clinic on account of one or more sexual symptoms or relationship problems between 1 January 1992 and 31 December 1997 were reviewed. The index symptom or problem was considered the complaint that caused the patient most concern. When patients or couples were(More)
INTRODUCTION The Erectile Dysfunction Observational Study (EDOS) is a 6-month, pan-European prospective, observational study of health outcomes designed to assess patients' profiles and characteristics and the effectiveness of erectile dysfunction (ED) treatment in routine clinical practice. AIM To present baseline characteristics and treatment-seeking(More)
Factors that influence the number of sexual intercourse attempts among men with erectile dysfunction (ED) before initiation of ED treatment were investigated in a population of 4998 men enrolled in the (Erectile Dysfunctions) Observation Study (EDOS). Our results showed that increasing age, increasing severity and duration of ED, and decreasing satisfaction(More)