Sexual dysfunction

Cheryl Waters, Janice Smolowitz

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Sexual interest and behavior may be altered in persons with Parkinson’s disease (PD).1-35 Sexual dysfunction may take the form of underactivity or erectile dysfunction (ED).1-10 However, there exists a literature describing resumption of sexual activity, increased interest in sex, and hypersexuality in PD patients as a result of antiparkinsonian therapy.11-35 This chapter provides an overview of the literature to assist clinicians in identifying an aspect of disease that greatly affects quality of life.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParkinson's Disease, Second Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Pages343-351
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781439807156
ISBN (Print)9781439807149
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2012

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Sexual Behavior
Parkinson Disease
Antiparkinson Agents
Erectile Dysfunction
Quality of Life

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Waters, C., & Smolowitz, J. (2012). Sexual dysfunction. In Parkinson's Disease, Second Edition (pp. 343-351). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/b12948
Waters, Cheryl ; Smolowitz, Janice. / Sexual dysfunction. Parkinson's Disease, Second Edition. CRC Press, 2012. pp. 343-351
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