R Basson

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Women's sexual pain and its management
    Willibrord Weijmar Schultz
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Groningen Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 2:301-16. 2005
  2. ncbi Human sex-response cycles
    R Basson
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 27:33-43. 2001
  3. ncbi Women's sexual desire--disordered or misunderstood?
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:17-28. 2002
  4. ncbi Are our definitions of women's desire, arousal and sexual pain disorders too broad and our definition of orgasmic disorder too narrow?
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, British Columbia Centre for Sexuality, Echelon Building, 5th Floor, 855 W 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:289-300. 2002
  5. ncbi Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in women
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 1:24-34. 2004
  6. ncbi Definitions of women's sexual dysfunction reconsidered: advocating expansion and revision
    R Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, VHHSC, Echelon 5, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 24:221-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Pharmacotherapy for sexual dysfunction in women
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Department of Psychiatry, BC Center for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:1045-59. 2004
  8. ncbi Sexuality in chronic illness: no longer ignored
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Lancet 369:350-2. 2007
  9. ncbi Clinical practice. Sexual desire and arousal disorders in women
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    N Engl J Med 354:1497-506. 2006
  10. ncbi Revised definitions of women's sexual dysfunction
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 1:40-8. 2004

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi Women's sexual pain and its management
    Willibrord Weijmar Schultz
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Groningen Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 2:301-16. 2005
    ..Approximately 15% of women have chronic dyspareunia that is poorly understood, infrequently cured, often highly problematic, and distressing. Chronic dyspareunia is an urgent health issue...
  2. ncbi Human sex-response cycles
    R Basson
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 27:33-43. 2001
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  3. ncbi Women's sexual desire--disordered or misunderstood?
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:17-28. 2002
    ..Any spontaneous sexual drive augments this intimacy-based cycle. Analysis of one or many breaks in the cycle has therapeutic implications...
  4. ncbi Are our definitions of women's desire, arousal and sexual pain disorders too broad and our definition of orgasmic disorder too narrow?
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, British Columbia Centre for Sexuality, Echelon Building, 5th Floor, 855 W 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:289-300. 2002
    ..Dyspareunia and vaginismus require further analysis prior to any definitive therapy. The definition of orgasmic disorder needs to include loss of orgasmic intensity and the possibility of coincident arousal disorder...
  5. ncbi Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in women
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 1:24-34. 2004
    ..There are limited recommendation/guideline documents pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of women's sexual dysfunctions...
  6. ncbi Definitions of women's sexual dysfunction reconsidered: advocating expansion and revision
    R Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, VHHSC, Echelon 5, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 24:221-9. 2003
    ..Finally, a recommendation is made that all diagnoses be accompanied by descriptors relating to associated contextual factors and to the degree of distress...
  7. ncbi Pharmacotherapy for sexual dysfunction in women
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Department of Psychiatry, BC Center for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:1045-59. 2004
    ..The role of pharmacotherapy to potentially augment desire, arousability, genital congestion and to lessen the pain of chronic dyspareunia must be envisaged within the holistic biopsychosocial model...
  8. ncbi Sexuality in chronic illness: no longer ignored
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Lancet 369:350-2. 2007
  9. ncbi Clinical practice. Sexual desire and arousal disorders in women
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    N Engl J Med 354:1497-506. 2006
  10. ncbi Revised definitions of women's sexual dysfunction
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 1:40-8. 2004
    ..Existing definitions of women's sexual disorders are based mainly on genitally focused events in a linear sequence model (desire, arousal and orgasm)...
  11. pmc Women's sexual dysfunction: revised and expanded definitions
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia and B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
    CMAJ 172:1327-33. 2005
    ..The underlying conceptualization of a circular sex-response cycle of overlapping phases in a variable order may facilitate not only the assessment but also the management of dysfunction, the principles of which are briefly recounted...
  12. ncbi The optimal discipline for assessing and managing pain during sex
    Rosemary Basson
    Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, Echelon 5, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver British Columbia V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 34:23-4, 57-61; author reply 63-7. 2005
  13. ncbi Sexual sequelae of general medical disorders
    Rosemary Basson
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry, BC Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
    Lancet 369:409-24. 2007
    ..Current approaches to assessment of sexual dysfunction are based on models that combine psychological and biological aspects...
  14. ncbi Assessment and management of women's sexual dysfunctions: problematic desire and arousal
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Department of Psychiatry, B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 2:291-300. 2005
    ..The frequent poor correlation of women's subjective sexual arousal and observable increases in genital congestion in response to sexual stimulation has not been reflected in assessment, diagnosis, or management...
  15. ncbi Female sexual response: the role of drugs in the management of sexual dysfunction
    R Basson
    University of British Columbia, Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, VHHSC Centre for Sexuality, Gender Identity and Reproductive Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Obstet Gynecol 98:350-3. 2001
    ..Psychophysiologic studies to date suggest the former is common in women presenting with arousal disorder...
  16. ncbi Using a different model for female sexual response to address women's problematic low sexual desire
    R Basson
    Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    J Sex Marital Ther 27:395-403. 2001
    ..Androgen deficiency (the cause suggested by referring doctors) contributed in 25%. Identifying missing components of their "normal" but currently problematic sex response cycles was itself therapeutic...
  17. doi Sexual function in chronic illness
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:374-88. 2010
    ..With improved surgical and medical treatment of the underlying disease, the numbers of men and women needing assessment and management of associated sexual dysfunction are increasing...
  18. doi Summary of the recommendations on sexual dysfunctions in women
    Rosemary Basson
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    J Sex Med 7:314-26. 2010
    ....
  19. doi Women's sexual function and dysfunction: current uncertainties, future directions
    R Basson
    BC Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Int J Impot Res 20:466-78. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi The complexities of female sexual arousal disorder: potential role of pharmacotherapy
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver Hospital, Echelon 5, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9 Canada
    World J Urol 20:119-26. 2002
    ..Scientific study of physiological androgen replacement therapy is only just beginning...
  21. doi Role of androgens in women's sexual dysfunction
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, Vancouver Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Menopause 17:962-71. 2010
    ..Androgen metabolites, specifically androsterone glucuronide (ADT-G), reflect intracellular and ovarian sources of testosterone. Thus, we predicted significantly lowered levels of metabolites in women with sexual dysfunction...
  22. doi Pharmacotherapy for women's sexual dysfunction
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Department of Psychiatry, B C Centre for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 10:1631-48. 2009
    ..Women's sexual function is known to be strongly influenced by mental health and relationship factors. Biological factors interrupting sexual function that might potentially be remedied by pharmacological agents are less clear...
  23. ncbi Hormones and sexuality: current complexities and future directions
    R Basson
    University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
    Maturitas 57:66-70. 2007
    ..In the future, augmentation of estrogen and androgen sexual effects may be possible using certain selective estrogen and androgen receptor modulators...
  24. ncbi Rethinking low sexual desire in women
    Rosemary Basson
    University of British Columbia Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Vancouver Hospital, Canada
    BJOG 109:357-63. 2002
  25. ncbi Sexual psychophysiology and effects of sildenafil citrate in oestrogenised women with acquired genital arousal disorder and impaired orgasm: a randomised controlled trial
    Rosemary Basson
    B C Center for Sexual Medicine, Vancouver Hospital, Canada
    BJOG 110:1014-24. 2003
    ..Secondly, we aimed to explore the concordance between a detailed historical assessment of genital response in real life, with laboratory vaginal photoplethysmographic assessment of genital vasocongestion...
  26. doi Sexual function of women with chronic illness and cancer
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 6:407-29. 2010
    ..Women with metastatic disease may still treasure sexual intimacy. Assessment and management of sexual dysfunction is therefore necessary in all women with chronic illness or past or present cancer...
  27. ncbi Recent advances in women's sexual function and dysfunction
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, B C Center for Sexual Medicine, VHHSC, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Menopause 11:714-25. 2004
    ..Current understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic pain can be applied to the chronic intermittent pain and allodynia of chronic dyspareunia...
  28. ncbi Psychological profiles among women with vulvar vestibulitis syndrome: a chart review
    L A Brotto
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol 24:195-203. 2003
    ..The use of psychological questionnaires in addition to medical assessment of women with VVS may provide valuable information predictive of treatment needs and response...
  29. ncbi Efficacy and safety of sildenafil citrate in women with sexual dysfunction associated with female sexual arousal disorder
    Rosemary Basson
    Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Center, British Columbia, Canada
    J Womens Health Gend Based Med 11:367-77. 2002
    ..The efficacy and safety of sildenafil were evaluated in estrogenized and estrogen-deficient women with sexual dysfunction that included female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD)...
  30. ncbi A model of women's sexual arousal
    Rosemary Basson
    UBC Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynecology Sexual Medicine, VHHSC Centre for Sexuality, Gender Identity and Reproductive Health, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:1-10. 2002
    ..An anhedonic or even a dysphoric response to the sensations of genital congestion are further possibilities. This model allows for various subtypes of arousal disorder and thus facilitates a choice of therapeutic intervention...
  31. ncbi Introduction to special issue on women's sexuality and outline of assessment of sexual problems
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, B C Center for Sexual Medicine, VHHSC, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Menopause 11:709-13. 2004
  32. doi A mindfulness-based group psychoeducational intervention targeting sexual arousal disorder in women
    Lori A Brotto
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:1646-59. 2008
    ..In recent years, mindfulness has been incorporated into sex therapy and has been found effective for genital arousal disorder among women with acquired sexual complaints secondary to gynecologic cancer...
  33. ncbi Testosterone supplementation to improve women's sexual satisfaction: complexities and unknowns
    Rosemary Basson
    Ann Intern Med 148:620-1. 2008
  34. doi Factors that influence sexual arousal in men
    Rosemary Basson
    Arch Sex Behav 37:511. 2008
  35. ncbi Are the endocrine society's clinical practice guidelines on androgen therapy in women misguided? A commentary-response
    Margaret Wierman
    J Sex Med 4:1782-3; author reply 1784-5. 2007
  36. ncbi Androgen therapy in women: an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice guideline
    Margaret E Wierman
    University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80010, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3697-710. 2006
    ..The objective was to provide guidelines for the therapeutic use of androgens in women...
  37. ncbi Sexual dysfunction in men and women with endocrine disorders
    Shalender Bhasin
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 02199, USA
    Lancet 369:597-611. 2007
    ..We have good data on local management of the genital consequences of oestrogen lack, but need to better understand the potential role of systemic oestrogen supplementation from menopause onwards in sexually symptomatic women...
  38. ncbi Reliability and validity of the Sexual Interest and Desire Inventory-Female (SIDI-F), a scale designed to measure severity of female hypoactive sexual desire disorder
    Anita H Clayton
    Department of Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virgina Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:115-35. 2006
    ..Taken together, the results of the present investigation indicate that the SIDI-F is a reliable and valid measure of HSDD severity, independent of relationship issues...
  39. ncbi Sexual dysfunction in women with premature menopause
    Alessandra Graziottin
    Center of Gynecology and Medical Sexology, H San Raffaele Resnati, 10112 Milano, Italy
    Menopause 11:766-77. 2004
    ..To discuss assessment and management of sexual dysfunctions associated with premature menopause...
  40. ncbi Vulvodynia: a state-of-the-art consensus on definitions, diagnosis and management
    Gloria A Bachmann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    J Reprod Med 51:447-56. 2006
    ..The consensus panel also identified key topics and issues forfurther research, including the role of inflammatory mechanisms and genetic factors and psychosexual contributors...
  41. ncbi Re: Long-term efficacy of sildenafil and tachyphylaxis effect
    Rosemary Basson
    J Urol 168:204. 2002
  42. ncbi Psychophysiological assessment in premenopausal sexual arousal disorder
    Lori A Brotto
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Sex Med 1:266-77. 2004
    ..Female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) is a complex diagnostic category whose definition continues to evolve...
  43. ncbi The complexities of women's sexuality and the menopause transition
    Rosemary Basson
    Menopause 13:853-5. 2006
  44. ncbi Profile of Female Sexual Function: a patient-based, international, psychometric instrument for the assessment of hypoactive sexual desire in oophorectomized women
    Colleen A McHorney
    Indiana University School of Medicine and Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Menopause 11:474-83. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a self-administered, patient-based questionnaire to assess loss of sexual desire and associated symptoms in postmenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) experiencing distress...
  45. ncbi Rosemary Basson: working to normalise women's sexual reality
    Anne Harding
    Lancet 369:363. 2007
  46. ncbi Female sexual dysfunction in hypopituitarism
    Rosemary Basson
    Lancet 370:737; author reply 737-8. 2007