Impaired sexual function in patients with borderline personality disorder is determined by history of sexual abuse.

@article{SchulteHerbrggen2009ImpairedSF,
  title={Impaired sexual function in patients with borderline personality disorder is determined by history of sexual abuse.},
  author={Olaf Schulte-Herbr{\"u}ggen and Christoph Joseph Ahlers and Julia-Maleen Kronsbein and Anke R{\"u}ter and Scharif Bahri and Aline Vater and Stefan Roepke},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={6 12},
  pages={3356-63}
}
INTRODUCTION Patients suffering from a Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) display altered sexual behavior, such as sexual avoidance or sexual impulsivity, which has repeatedly been linked to the sexual traumatization that occurs in a high percentage of BPD patients. Until now, no empirical data exists on whether these patients concomitantly suffer from sexual dysfunction. AIM This study investigates sexual function and the impact of sexual traumatization on this issue in women with BPD as… CONTINUE READING