Sexual dysfunction in Japanese patients with schizophrenia treated with antipsychotics
- Psychology, MedicineProgress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry
Sexual Pharmacology: Love Potions, Pills, and Poisons
The human population is increasingly exposed to chemicals that affect sexual function, from industrial pollutants to life-saving pharmaceuticals, and the need for a systemic approach to sexual pharmacology, involving the physiological, individual, relational, and socioeconomic levels, is emphasized.
The impact of hyperprolactinaemia on sexual function in patients with psychosis
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of psychopharmacology
Sexual dysfunction is a common but significantly underestimated side effect of antipsychotic medication and knowledge of the receptor pharmacology of an individual antipsychotics will help to determine whether it is more or less likely to cause sexual side effects.
Sexual function and gonadal hormones in patients taking antipsychotic treatment for schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
- Medicine, PsychologyThe Journal of clinical psychiatry
Patients receiving treatment for schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder show high rates of sexual dysfunction and hypogonadism, and sexual functioning was not related to prolactin or gonadal hormone levels.
A systematic review on clinical management of antipsychotic-induced sexual dysfunction in schizophrenia.
- Psychology, MedicineSao Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina
INTRODUCTION Sexual dysfunction frequently occurs in patients with schizophrenia under antipsychotic therapy, and the presence of sexual side effects may affect compliance. The aim of this study was…
The Effects of Antipsychotic-Induced Hyperprolactinaemia on the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of clinical psychopharmacology
The results of this study indicate that neuroleptic-induced prolactin secretion is a dose-related side effect and, in females, the level of hyperprolactinaemia is correlated with the degree of suppression of the HPG axis.
Sexual dysfunction in patients taking conventional antipsychotic medication
- Medicine, PsychologyBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Conventional antipsychotic medications cause significant levels of sexual dysfunction and Clinicians should routinely enquire about sexual symptoms prior to the prescription of antipsychotics and on follow-up.
Detection of Effects on Male Reproduction—A Literature Survey
The results of the examination of 117 substances or substance classes support the view that histopathology and organ weight analysis provide the best general-purpose means of detecting substances with the potential to affect male fertility.
Sexual Dysfunction Associated with the Drug Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders
- Psychology, Medicine
There is increasing research on the efficacy of agents such as yohimbine, an α2-noradrenergic antagonist, for the treatment of sexual adverse effects, and there is good evidence that adrenergic receptors mediate erection and ejaculation.
A pilot study of a structured interview addressing sexual function in men with schizophrenia
- Psychology, MedicineBiological Psychiatry