Effect of citalopram in treating hypersexuality in an Alzheimer’s Disease case

  title={Effect of citalopram in treating hypersexuality in an Alzheimer’s Disease case},
  author={G. Tosto and G. Talarico and G. Lenzi and G. Bruno},
  journal={Neurological Sciences},
Hypersexuality in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has been rarely investigated. Hypersexual behaviours should be classified as a sexual obsession and included in the “obsessive-compulsive disorder-like” spectrum. Hypersexuality has no proven treatment, although reports have described reductions of this behaviour using antiandrogen treatment, H2-receptor antagonists and antipsychotic drugs. Serotonin reuptake blockers seem to be effective in the treatment of sexual obsessions or compulsions and less on… Expand
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