Sexual sequelae of general medical disorders

  title={Sexual sequelae of general medical disorders},
  author={Rosemary Basson and Willibrord Weijmar Schultz},
  journal={The Lancet},

Sexual Dysfunction and Disability

Maintaining sexuality in menopause

By enhancing women’s abilities to cope with sexual changes at midlife, health care providers may significantly optimize healthy aging and partnership.

Sexual dysfunction in Parkinson's disease.

Hormonal Changes and Sexual Dysfunction.

Advances in pharmacotherapy for treating female sexual dysfunction

The paper reports the most recent advances in pharmacotherapy for women taking into account the biopsychosocial model and discusses the potential use of on-demand combined hormonal (testosterone) and non-hormonal (buspirone or sildenafil) treatments to address possible neurophysiological profiles of women.

Sexuality in chronic illness: no longer ignored

The pathophysiology of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women

  • A. Clayton
  • Psychology
    International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • 2010

Sexual function and ageing.

  • L. Geffen
  • Medicine, Psychology
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde
  • 2014
Engaging in intercourse has been correlated with improved intimate relationships, improved cardiovascular health and lower rates of depression, and older persons engaging in regular consensual sex have shown improved well-being in both physical and psychological health.



Assessment of sexual dysfunction in patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia

  • R. Rosen
  • Psychology, Medicine
    BJU international
  • 2006
A new instrument, the Male Sexual Health Questionnaire (MSHQ), was developed and validated to assess these specific aspects of male sexual dysfunction, consisting of a 25‐item self‐administered questionnaire including three core domains (erection, ejaculation, satisfaction with sex life) and additional items related to sexual activity, desire and bother related toSexual dysfunction.

Female sexual arousal disorder: new insights

  • I. Goldstein
  • Psychology
    International Journal of Impotence Research
  • 2000
What is known about the female sexual anatomy is reviewed, factors that may affect female sexual responsiveness are described, and several areas where additional research is needed are identified to promote understanding of this complex physiological and psychosocial phenomenon.

Cardiac disease, anxiety, and sexual functioning.

  • S. Friedman
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The American journal of cardiology
  • 2000

Sexual activity and the cardiovascular patient: guidelines.

  • H. Taylor
  • Medicine, Psychology
    The American journal of cardiology
  • 1999

Hypoactive sexual desire disorder: an underestimated condition in men

Sexual healthcare providers who wish to be alert to a diagnosis of HSDD are advised to pose direct and unambiguous questions to their patients, to probe for aspects of sexual desire and motivation.

Persistent sexual arousal syndrome: a newly discovered pattern of female sexuality.

Five case descriptions of persistent sexual arousal syndrome are reported, highlighting the essential feature of the syndrome--persistent physiological arousal in the absence of conscious feelings of sexual desire.

Definitions of women's sexual dysfunction reconsidered: Advocating expansion and revision

Based on the review of existing evidence-based research, many modifications to the definitions of women's sexual dysfunctions are recommended and a recommendation is made that all diagnoses be accompanied by descriptors relating to associated contextual factors and to the degree of distress.