Friday's Progress Notes - September 15, 2000
Mental Health Information - Vol. 4 Issue 27
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1. Evaluation and treatment of female sexual dysfunction
2. Evaluation and treatment of male sexual dysfunction
3. Erectile dysfunction and depression
4. Sexual dysfunction and cancer
5. Adolescent sexual health
6. Online screening for sexual disorders
7. Patient information about male and female sexual problems
8. Hepatitis C
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According to recent research cited in a study on sexual dysfunction
in the United States, sexual dysfunctions are
highly prevalent in both sexes, ranging from 10% to 52% of men
and 25% to 63% of women. Today's newsletter focuses on this
important health issue.
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John L. Miller, MD
1. AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN
Female Sexual Dysfunction: Evaluation and Treatment
Individually, sexuality incorporates family, societal and
religious beliefs, and is altered with aging, health status and
personal experience. In addition, sexual activity incorporates
interpersonal relationships, each partner bringing unique attitudes,
needs and responses into the coupling. A breakdown in any of these
areas may lead to sexual dysfunction.
2. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS (AACE)
AACE Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Evaluation and Treatment of Male Sexual Dysfunction
Sexual dysfunction, especially erectile dysfunction, necessitates a comprehensive medical and psychologic evaluation involving both partners.
3. THE PRIMARY CARE COMPANION
Erectile Dysfunction and Comorbid Depression: Prevalence, Treatment Strategies, and Associated Medical Conditions
Erectile dysfunction and depression are common medical conditions and frequently coexist.
Prevalence and Types of Sexual Dysfunction in People With Cancer
Many types of cancer and cancer therapies are associated with sexual dysfunction. This article discusses prevalence, types, assessment, and treatment.
5. FRIDAY'S PROGRESS NOTES
Adolescent Sexual Health
Teens lack important information about such matters as pregnancy, sexual orientation, STDs, HIV/AIDS, or how to talk about sexual issues with their parents, a health care provider, or someone they might be dating.
6. NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Online Sexual Disorders Screening for Women
Online Sexual Disorders Screening for Men
These are screening tests designed to indicate the presence
of sexual symptoms that may need evaluation by a professional.
7. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
The following are patient brochures made available by the AAMFT.
Female Sexual Problems
Male Sexual Problems
Questions and answers about Hepatitis C.
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