Nithsdale Schizophrenia Surveys 24: sexual dysfunction. Case-control study.

  title={Nithsdale Schizophrenia Surveys 24: sexual dysfunction. Case-control study.},
  author={Shiona Macdonald and Jennifer Halliday and T Macewan and Val Sharkey and Susan Farrington and Stig Wall and Robin G. McCreadie},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
BACKGROUND That sexual dysfunction occurs in schizophrenia is not in doubt. Previous studies have had weaknesses such as the use of selected populations or the absence of a control group. AIMS To measure rates of sexual dysfunction in people with schizophrenia compared with the general population. METHOD Sexual dysfunction was assessed by a self-completed gender-specific questionnaire. Ninety-eight (73%) of 135 persons with schizophrenia and 81 (71%) of 114 persons recruited as controls… CONTINUE READING

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