Sexual Dysfunction

Cheryl Waters, Janice Smolowitz

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Sexual interest and behavior may be altered in persons with Parkinson’s disease (PD).1-25 Impairment of sexual function may take the form of underactivity or impotence.1-10 However, there exists a literature of anecdotal reports and uncontrolled studies describing resumption of sexual activity, increased interest in sex, and hypersexuality in PD patients as a result of antiparkinsonian therapy.11-25 This chapter provides an overview of the literature to assist clinicians in identifying an aspect of disease that is not frequently discussed but greatly affects quality of life.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationParkinson's Disease
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9780203508596
ISBN (Print)9780849315909
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2004


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