Persistent Sexual Side Effects after SSRI Discontinuation

  title={Persistent Sexual Side Effects after SSRI Discontinuation},
  author={Antonei B. Csoka and S. Shipko},
  journal={Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics},
  pages={187 - 188}
  • Antonei B. Csoka, S. Shipko
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics
  • a Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. , USA; b Private Practice, Pasadena, Calif. , USA of the improvement in mood. After 7 months of treatment she discontinued the fl uoxetine. Most aspects of sexual dysfunction have never reversed. Orgasmic capacity did return upon discontinuation, but at a dramatically reduced intensity and with a refractory period of several days, and tactile sensitivity only partially returned. Libido… CONTINUE READING
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