Female sexual desire disorders – prevalence, classification and treatment possibilities


Authors: Z. Pastor
Authors‘ workplace: NZZ GONA, Soukromé sexuologické centrum, Praha, vedoucí lékař MUDr. Z. Pastor
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2011, 76, č. 1 s. 59-64

Overview

Objective:
Description of female Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) and its prevalence, information on possible ways of diagnosis, definition of models of female sexual behaviour, classification of female sexual dysfunctions and perspective on treatment possibilities.

Subject:
Systematic review.

Setting:
GONA, Private Sexuology Centre, Prague.

Subject and Methods:
Current literature review.

Conclusion:
Low sexual desire is present in more than 40% of the female population.

10-16% of women report personal distress associated with low sexual desire and which is characteristic of HSDD. Standardized questionnaires are used for HSDD diagnosis. Current treatment modalities do not provide satisfactory results and require further research.

Key words:
low sexual desire, hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD), female sexual dysfunctions (FSD).


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