Corpus ID: 42265556

Satyriasis: a case study.

  title={Satyriasis: a case study.},
  author={S. L. Moore},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  volume={41 8},
  • S. L. Moore
  • Published 1980
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of clinical psychiatry
Satyriasis is a term describing pathologic hypersexuality in males. A 24 year-old male presented with satyriasis. After a search for organic etiology proved unsuccessful, the patient was treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate and psychotherapy with good results. The differential diagnosis, psychodynamics, and treatment are discussed. 
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