PTSD and Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women.

  title={PTSD and Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women.},
  author={Rachel Yehuda and Amy L. Lehrner and Talli Yehuda Rosenbaum},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  volume={12 5},
INTRODUCTION Difficulties in sexual desire and function often occur in persons with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but many questions remain regarding the mechanisms underlying the occurrence of sexual problems in PTSD. AIM The aim of this review was to present a model of sexual dysfunction in PTSD underpinned by an inability to regulate and redirect the physiological arousal needed for healthy sexual function away from aversive hyperarousal and intrusive memories. METHOD A… 

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