Treatment-Emergent Sexual Dysfunction Related to Antidepressants: A Meta-Analysis

@article{Serretti2009TreatmentEmergentSD,
  title={Treatment-Emergent Sexual Dysfunction Related to Antidepressants: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Alessandro Serretti and Alberto Chiesa},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={2009},
  volume={29},
  pages={259-266}
}
  • A. Serretti, A. Chiesa
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
Background: Sexual dysfunction (SD) is an important underestimated adverse effect of antidepressant drugs. Patients, in fact, if not directly questioned, tend to scarcely report them. The aim of the present meta-analysis was to quantify SD caused by antidepressants on the basis of studies where sexual functioning was purposely investigated through direct inquiry and specific questionnaires. Methods: A literature search was conducted using MEDLINE, ISI Web of Knowledge, and references of… 
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