Antilibidinal Drugs and Mental Retardation: A Review

@article{Clarke1989AntilibidinalDA,
  title={Antilibidinal Drugs and Mental Retardation: A Review},
  author={David J. Clarke},
  journal={Medicine, Science and the Law},
  year={1989},
  volume={29},
  pages={136 - 146}
}
  • D. J. Clarke
  • Published 1 April 1989
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Medicine, Science and the Law
A minority of people with mental retardation have sexual behaviour which is socially unacceptable or which brings them into conflict with the law. Such behaviour may be the result of ignorance about sexual matters, often best managed by counselling or by a behavioural approach. There are a small number of men with mental retardation and aberrant sexual behaviour who benefit from the prescription of an antilibidinal drug. Treatment with an antilibidinal drug alone reduces the intensity of sexual… Expand
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