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Female sexual dysfunction in affective disorders

Aleksandra Pięta, Anna Mosiołek
DOI: 10.5603/SP.2020.0003
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Seksuologia Polska 2020;18.

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Abstract

The aim of this article is to discuss the factors influencing the occurrence of sexual dysfunctions in the course of depression and bipolar disorder in women. The authors of the study reviewed the literature available in the PubMed and Scopus databases for the period from January 1, 2010 to March 31, 2020. Research emphasizes the role of sexual dysfunction as a symptom of the disease, and also highlights the dependence on pharmacotherapy, comorbidities and sleep disorders. Understanding the type and causes of sexual dysfunctions in patients may improve compliance, and thus translate into better results of the therapy. Based on available sources, possible directions for future research can also be determined.

Abstract

The aim of this article is to discuss the factors influencing the occurrence of sexual dysfunctions in the course of depression and bipolar disorder in women. The authors of the study reviewed the literature available in the PubMed and Scopus databases for the period from January 1, 2010 to March 31, 2020. Research emphasizes the role of sexual dysfunction as a symptom of the disease, and also highlights the dependence on pharmacotherapy, comorbidities and sleep disorders. Understanding the type and causes of sexual dysfunctions in patients may improve compliance, and thus translate into better results of the therapy. Based on available sources, possible directions for future research can also be determined.
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Keywords

female sexual dysfunction, affective disorders, depression, major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, mania

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Title

Female sexual dysfunction in affective disorders

Journal

Seksuologia Polska (Polish Sexology)

Issue

Vol 18 (2020): Continuous Publishing

Article type

Review paper

Published online

2020-10-28

DOI

10.5603/SP.2020.0003

Bibliographic record

Seksuologia Polska 2020;18.

Keywords

female sexual dysfunction
affective disorders
depression
major depressive disorder
bipolar disorder
mania

Authors

Aleksandra Pięta
Anna Mosiołek

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