Premature ejaculation: an observational study of men and their partners.

@article{Patrick2005PrematureEA,
  title={Premature ejaculation: an observational study of men and their partners.},
  author={Donald L. Patrick and Stanley E. Althof and Jon L. Pryor and Raymond C. Rosen and David L. Rowland and Kai Fai Ho and Pauline McNulty and Margaret L Rothman and Carol Jamieson},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          358-67
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Premature ejaculation (PE) is the most common male sexual dysfunction affecting men and their partners. Lack of community-based data describing this condition limits understanding of PE and its outcomes. AIM To characterize PE in a large population of men with and without PE using patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures elicited from men and their partners. METHODS 4-week, multicenter, observational study of males (> or =18 years) and their female partners in monogamous… 

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