Sexual Dysfunction, Depression, and the Impact of Antidepressants

@article{Kennedy2009SexualDD,
  title={Sexual Dysfunction, Depression, and the Impact of Antidepressants},
  author={S. Kennedy and S. Rizvi},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={157-164}
}
  • S. Kennedy, S. Rizvi
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Sexual dysfunction is a common symptom of depression. Although decreased libido is most often reported, difficulties with arousal, resulting in vaginal dryness in women and erectile dysfunction in men, and absent or delayed orgasm are also prevalent. Sexual dysfunction is also a frequent adverse effect of treatment with most antidepressants and is one of the predominant reasons for premature drug discontinuation. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are the most widely prescribed… CONTINUE READING

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