Erectile and Ejaculatory Problems in Gay and Heterosexual Men

  title={Erectile and Ejaculatory Problems in Gay and Heterosexual Men},
  author={J. H. J. Bancroft and Lori Carnes and Erick Janssen and David Goodrich and J. Scott Long},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
The prevalence of erectile difficulties (ED) and problems with rapid ejaculation (RE) were studied in a convenience sample of gay men (n = 1379) and an age-matched sample of heterosexual men (n = 1558). ED was reported more frequently by gay men and RE more frequently by heterosexual men. The heterosexual men were more likely to be in exclusive relationships and those in a current relationship (exclusive or non-exclusive) were more likely to report ED than those not in a relationship… 
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  • Psychology, Medicine
    Progres en urologie : journal de l'Association francaise d'urologie et de la Societe francaise d'urologie
  • 2013


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