Journal Watch - Sexual Dysfunction
Frequency of Sexual Dysfunction on PD
A study enrolled 201 people who did CAPD for 3+ months (49 females and 65 males), with slightly more than half (n=114) under age 65). Gender-appropriate surveys administered in person, along with the SF-36 and Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) revealed that almost 90% of women and almost 88% of men reported sexual dysfunction. Depression was highly prevalent as well. The authors concluded that not discussing and treating sexual dysfunction could adversely affect quality of life.
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