Sexual functioning assessed in 4 double-blind placebo- and paroxetine-controlled trials of duloxetine for major depressive disorder.

@article{Delgado2005SexualFA,
  title={Sexual functioning assessed in 4 double-blind placebo- and paroxetine-controlled trials of duloxetine for major depressive disorder.},
  author={Pedro L. Delgado and Stephen K. Brannan and Craig Mallinckrodt and Pierre V. Tran and Robert K McNamara and Fujun Wang and John G. Watkin and Michael J. Detke},
  journal={The Journal of clinical psychiatry},
  year={2005},
  volume={66 6},
  pages={
          686-92
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The onset or worsening of sexual dysfunction is a common treatment-emergent side effect of antidepressant medications. Post hoc analyses of pooled data from placebo-controlled studies were utilized to assess sexual functioning in patients receiving duloxetine or paroxetine. METHOD Acute-phase data were obtained from four 8-week, double-blind, placebo- and paroxetine-controlled trials of similar design in which patients meeting DSM-IV criteria for major depressive disorder were… 
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