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by Dr Ursula
Last updated: June 2019
In the first
module, Antidepressants and psychosexual
dysfunction: Part 1 – diagnosis, we looked at
the diagnosis of sexual dysfunction associated with antidepressant
When antidepressant-induced sexual dysfunction
has been established and recognised as an important aspect of a
patient’s well-being, failure to treat may lead to non-compliance
and loss of faith in the psychiatrist.
Nonetheless, psychiatrists may simply
find themselves out of their depth or be reluctant to change proven
treatment regimens for the sake of an adverse effect. They may also
be under time constraints or doubtful
about straining further already stretched budgets. However, a
systematic, well thought-through approach to treatment may be
The aim of this module is to familiarise all
clinicians who prescribe antidepressants with a systematic approach
towards the treatment of sexual dysfunction associated with
Start the module
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