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Subjective sexual well-being refers to the cognitive and emotional evaluation of an individual's sexuality. This study examined subjective sexual well-being, explored its various aspects, examined predictors across different cultures, and investigated its possible associations with overall happiness and selected correlates, including sexual dysfunction.(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the rates of cardiac arrest and ventricular arrhythmia in patients with treated schizophrenia and in non-schizophrenic controls. DESIGN Cohort study of outpatients using administrative data. SETTING 3 US Medicaid programmes. PARTICIPANTS Patients with schizophrenia treated with clozapine, haloperidol, risperidone, or thioridazine;(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have shown that patients with schizophrenia have higher rates of cardiovascular disease and mortality compared with the general population. However, population-based data on the prevalence, incidence, and mortality of cardiovascular disease are needed. METHOD In this retrospective cohort study, the Saskatchewan Health databases were(More)
OBJECTIVE Differences in risk of erectile dysfunction (ED) by characteristics of diabetes among older men are not well understood. We examined the association of type and duration of diabetes with erectile function in men >50 years of age in a large prospective cohort study. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Subjects included 31,027 men aged 53-90 years in the(More)
Erectile dysfunction is a common problem, affecting more than half of all men between the ages of 40 and 70 years. The authors' goal was to quantify the prevalence of concomitant erectile dysfunction and active depression among patients seen in a general medical setting between September 1998 and September 1999. Simple random sampling techniques were used(More)
Our objectives were to determine the prevalence of erectile dysfunction (ED) in Brazil and to explore potential sociodemographic, medical, and lifestyle correlates. A cross-sectional, population-based, household survey was conducted in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Cluster samples of representative households were randomly selected for interviews. Of 654(More)
OBJECTIVES To investigate the tolerability of tolterodine extended release (ER) in older subjects with overactive bladder (OAB). METHODS This was a retrospective analysis of pooled data from five large, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. Subjects with OAB symptoms, including urinary frequency and urgency (and nocturia in two studies)(More)
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