Defining Premature Ejaculation for Experimental and Clinical Investigations

  title={Defining Premature Ejaculation for Experimental and Clinical Investigations},
  author={David L. Rowland and Stewart E. Cooper and M. Schneider},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
Researchers investigating premature ejaculation (PE) have employed widely diverse definitions of it, thereby limiting progress in the field. This study summarizes available research on PE, notes patterns that emerge from these studies, compares patterns across several types of studies, and suggests a common model for defining PE groups to guide future research. We surveyed two bibliographic databases, identifying 45 studies employing a definition or description of a PE group. From these, we… 

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