Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) treatment of sexual acting out in men suffering from dementia.

@article{Cooper1987MedroxyprogesteroneA,
  title={Medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) treatment of sexual acting out in men suffering from dementia.},
  author={Alan Cooper},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={1987},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={368-70}
}
  • Alan Cooper
  • Published 1987 in The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Four demented male patients who manifested disruptive sexual behavior, including public masturbation and attempts to molest female patients, and who could not be managed by other means received a therapeutic trial of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) for 1 year and were followed up for an additional year. Their sexual activities were recorded before, during, and after the study, and serum testosterone, luteinizing hormone (LH), and prolactin were monitored regularly. Within 2 weeks of the start… CONTINUE READING

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