Summary: The psychic drive or energy associated with sexual instinct in the broad sense (pleasure and love-object seeking). It may also connote the psychic energy associated with instincts in general that motivate behavior.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Assessment of male sexual function by the Brief Sexual Function Inventory
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 97:316-23. 2006
  2. ncbi Sexual desire in a nationally representative Danish population
    Lene Eplov
    Copenhagen County Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Sex Med 4:47-56. 2007
  3. ncbi Sexual functioning and patient expectations of sexual functioning after hysterectomy
    Katherine G Dragisic
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1416-8. 2004
  4. ncbi [Gynecologic cancer and sexuality. Evidence and research perspectives]
    Pernille Tine Jensen
    Palliativ Medicinsk Afdeling, Forskningsenheden, H S Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4796-801. 2002
  5. ncbi Testosterone enhances estradiol's effects on postmenopausal bone density and sexuality
    S R Davis
    Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 21:227-36. 1995
  6. 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
  7. ncbi Are changes in sexual functioning during midlife due to aging or menopause?
    L Dennerstein
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 76:456-60. 2001
  8. ncbi Defining the brain systems of lust, romantic attraction, and attachment
    Helen E Fisher
    Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 31:413-9. 2002
  9. ncbi Effect of Eurycoma longifolia Jack on libido in middle-aged male rats
    Hooi Hoon Ang
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Science Malaysia, Minden, Penang, Malaysia
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 13:249-54. 2002
  10. ncbi Impact of erectile dysfunction (ED) on sexual life of female partners: assessment with the Index of Sexual Life (ISL) questionnaire
    Marie Chevret
    School of Medicine, Laboratoire de Biologie de Reproduction et de Développement, Faculté Rockefeller, Lyon, France
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:157-72. 2004

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  1. ncbi Assessment of male sexual function by the Brief Sexual Function Inventory
    Arnstein Mykletun
    Research Centre for Health Promotion, University of Bergen, 5015 Bergen, Norway
    BJU Int 97:316-23. 2006
  2. ncbi Sexual desire in a nationally representative Danish population
    Lene Eplov
    Copenhagen County Research Centre for Prevention and Health, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Sex Med 4:47-56. 2007
    ..There are only a few studies on the frequency of sexual desire in the general population, whereas studies investigating the frequency of disordered sexual desire are more common...
  3. ncbi Sexual functioning and patient expectations of sexual functioning after hysterectomy
    Katherine G Dragisic
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1416-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess sexual functioning and patient expectations of sexual functioning after hysterectomy...
  4. ncbi [Gynecologic cancer and sexuality. Evidence and research perspectives]
    Pernille Tine Jensen
    Palliativ Medicinsk Afdeling, Forskningsenheden, H S Bispebjerg Hospital, DK 2400 København NV
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4796-801. 2002
  5. ncbi Testosterone enhances estradiol's effects on postmenopausal bone density and sexuality
    S R Davis
    Prince Henry's Institute of Medical Research, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 21:227-36. 1995
    To investigate the role of androgens in increasing bone density and improving low libido in postmenopausal women, we have studied the long-term effects of estradiol and testosterone implants on bone mineral density and sexuality in a ..
  6. 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
  7. ncbi Are changes in sexual functioning during midlife due to aging or menopause?
    L Dennerstein
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Fertil Steril 76:456-60. 2001
    ..To determine whether changes in women's sexual functioning during midlife are due to aging or menopause...
  8. ncbi Defining the brain systems of lust, romantic attraction, and attachment
    Helen E Fisher
    Department of Anthropology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 31:413-9. 2002
    ..Then it discusses an ongoing project using functional magnetic resonance imaging of the brain to investigate the neural circuits associated with one of these emotion-motivation systems, romantic attraction...
  9. ncbi Effect of Eurycoma longifolia Jack on libido in middle-aged male rats
    Hooi Hoon Ang
    School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Science Malaysia, Minden, Penang, Malaysia
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 13:249-54. 2002
    The effect of increasing doses of various fractions of Eurycoma longifolia Jack extracts on libido was examined in middle-aged male rats. The results showed that a high dose (800 mg/kg) of all E...
  10. ncbi Impact of erectile dysfunction (ED) on sexual life of female partners: assessment with the Index of Sexual Life (ISL) questionnaire
    Marie Chevret
    School of Medicine, Laboratoire de Biologie de Reproduction et de Développement, Faculté Rockefeller, Lyon, France
    J Sex Marital Ther 30:157-72. 2004
    ..Older women had lower scores compared to younger women, independent of whether their partner had ED or not. The ISL will be useful in treatment decisions when assessing the couple's satisfaction with treatment for ED...
  11. ncbi Ovulatory shifts in female sexual desire
    Elizabeth G Pillsworth
    Anthropology Department, UCLA, 341 Haines Hall, Box 951553, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Sex Res 41:55-65. 2004
    ..The pursuit of an in-pair conceptive strategy (as opposed to an extra-pair conceptive strategy) was also associated with the occurrence of sexual activity in the relationship...
  12. pmc Is decreased libido associated with the use of HMG-CoA-reductase inhibitors?
    L de Graaf
    Netherlands Pharmacovigilance Centre Lareb, Goudsbloemvallei 7, 5237 MH s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 58:326-8. 2004
    To describe patients with decreased libido during use of a HMG-CoA-reductase-inhibitor, and to discuss causality and pharmacological hypotheses for this association by analysis of the adverse drug reactions (ADR) database of the ..
  13. ncbi Restorative increases in serum testosterone levels are significantly correlated to improvements in sexual functioning
    Allen D Seftel
    Department of Urology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland VA Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 5046, USA
    J Androl 25:963-72. 2004
    ..We propose that threshold T levels are needed in order to significantly affect improvements in sexual functioning...
  14. ncbi Women with low libido: correlation of decreased androgen levels with female sexual function index
    B Turna
    Urology Department, Ege University Faculty of Medicine, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Int J Impot Res 17:148-53. 2005
    ..a possible correlation between decreased androgen levels and female sexual function index (FSFI) in women with low libido and compare these findings with normal age-matched subjects...
  15. ncbi The female sexual function index (FSFI): cross-validation and development of clinical cutoff scores
    Markus Wiegel
    epartment of Psychiatry, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 31:1-20. 2005
    ..881 to .854) for identifying women without sexual dysfunction. We discuss the results in terms of potential strengths and weaknesses of the FSFI, as well in terms of further clinical and research implications...
  16. ncbi Testosterone patch for low sexual desire in surgically menopausal women: a randomized trial
    John E Buster
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:944-52. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of a 300 mug/d testosterone patch for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder in surgically menopausal women on concomitant estrogen therapy...
  17. ncbi The endocrinology of sexual arousal
    J Bancroft
    The Kinsey Institute, Indiana University, Morrison Hall third floor, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Endocrinol 186:411-27. 2005
    ..Whereas the traditional concept of 'hormone' continues to apply to the role of testosterone and oestradiol in sexual arousal, peptides present a more complex role...
  18. ncbi Development of a questionnaire on sexual quality of life in women
    Tara Symonds
    Pfizer Global Research and Development, Sandwich, United Kingdom
    J Sex Marital Ther 31:385-97. 2005
    ..The SQOL-F is a valid instrument for assessing the impact of FSD on quality of life and as an adjunct in evaluating FSD in clinical trials. The SQOL-F sensitivity to changes in sexual function needs confirmation...
  19. ncbi Increased libido associated with quetiapine
    Anuradha Menon
    St George s Hospital, Morpeth, Northumberland, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:125-7. 2006
    ..We discuss the potential neuro-chemical mechanisms for this and argue that quetiapine's unique pharmacological profile may have contributed to the development of his symptoms...
  20. ncbi Conditional expression of women's desires and men's mate guarding across the ovulatory cycle
    Martie G Haselton
    Communication Studies and Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, Center for Behavior, Evolution and Culture, 3130 Hershey Hall, 415 Portola, 90095, USA
    Horm Behav 49:509-18. 2006
    ..The daily assessment method provides an important supplement to existing studies using scheduled laboratory visits as the purpose of the study (examining cycle-related variation) is not known by participants...
  21. ncbi The relationship between libido and testosterone levels in aging men
    Thomas G Travison
    New England Research Institutes, 9 Galen Street, Watertown, Massachusetts 02472, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2509-13. 2006
    Although it is known that serum testosterone (T) concentrations are related to libido, the strength of that relationship in community-dwelling men has not yet been determined.
  22. ncbi Hormonal contraception and sexual desire: a critical review
    Jonathan Schaffir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:305-14. 2006
    ..Effects on sexual desire most likely represent a complex and idiosyncratic combination of biological, psychological, and social effects. Further research is required to identify which factors may have the greatest effect...
  23. ncbi Oral contraceptives and libido in women
    Anne R Davis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Annu Rev Sex Res 15:297-320. 2004
    ..This paper critically examines the published literature addressing the impact of OCs on sexual desire or libido. We reviewed 30 original research studies...
  24. ncbi Randomized controlled trial to evaluate transdermal testosterone in female cancer survivors with decreased libido; North Central Cancer Treatment Group protocol N02C3
    Debra L Barton
    Department of Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:672-9. 2007
    Decreased libido is one of several changes in sexual function that are often experienced by female cancer patients...
  25. ncbi Use of pornography in traditional media and on the Internet in Norway
    Bente Traeen
    Department of Psychology, University of Tromsø, 9037 Tromsø, Norway
    J Sex Res 43:245-54. 2006
    ..Level of education predicted exposure to pornography on the Internet, in magazines and in films. Younger individuals were more likely to utilize the Internet both for viewing pornographic material and to chat...
  26. ncbi Are the Endocrine Society's Clinical Practice Guidelines on Androgen Therapy in Women misguided? A commentary
    Abdulmaged Traish
    Laboratory for Sexual Medicine Research, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Sex Med 4:1223-34; discussion 1234-5. 2007
    ..androgens play a role in the development of axillary and pubic hair, and that testosterone is critical for women's libido and sexual function...
  27. doi Menstrual cycle-related changes in circulating androgens in healthy women with self-reported normal sexual function
    Andrea Salonia
    Università Vita Salute San Raffaele Urology, Milan, Italy
    J Sex Med 5:854-63. 2008
  28. ncbi Relationship between loss of libido and signs and symptoms of depression in a sample of Puerto Rican middle-aged women
    Yaniris R Avellanet
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, PO Box 355067, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067
    P R Health Sci J 27:85-91. 2008
    ..Loss of libido or loss of sexual desire, as a symptom of one of the primary sexual dysfunctions described in females, is highly ..
  29. doi Testosterone for low libido in postmenopausal women not taking estrogen
    Susan R Davis
    Women s Health Program, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Australia
    N Engl J Med 359:2005-17. 2008
    ..The efficacy and safety of testosterone treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women not receiving estrogen therapy are unknown...
  30. doi Web-based survey on the effect of menopause on women's libido in a computer-literate population
    Grant P Cumming
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dr Gray s Hospital, Elgin, UK
    Menopause Int 15:8-12. 2009
    The objective of this study is to use the internet to survey the effect of menopause on women's experience of libido.
  31. doi Effect of intravaginal dehydroepiandrosterone (Prasterone) on libido and sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women
    Fernand Labrie
    Laval University Hospital Research Center and Laval University, Quebec, Canada
    Menopause 16:923-31. 2009
  32. doi The p300 event-related potential technique for libido assessment in women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder
    Yoram Vardi
    Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Sex Med 6:1688-95. 2009
    ..Recently, we described such a methodology (event-related potential technique [ERP]) based on recording of p300 electroencephalography (EEG) waves elicited by auditory stimuli during synchronous exposure to erotic films...
  33. doi Adverse side effects of 5α-reductase inhibitors therapy: persistent diminished libido and erectile dysfunction and depression in a subset of patients
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Department of Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Sex Med 8:872-84. 2011
    ..Although the adverse side effects of these agents are thought to be minimal, the magnitude of adverse effects on sexual function, gynecomastia, depression, and quality of life remains ill-defined...
  34. doi Testosterone deficiency
    Abdulmaged M Traish
    Department of Biochemistry, Division of Urology, Boston University School of Medicine, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 124:578-87. 2011
    ..This review examines a host of studies, with practical recommendations for diagnosis of TD and T repletion in middle-aged and older men, including an analysis of treatment modalities and areas of concerns and uncertainty...
  35. doi Genetic polymorphisms in the opioid receptor mu1 gene are associated with changes in libido and insomnia in methadone maintenance patients
    Sheng Chang Wang
    Division of Mental Health and Addiction Medicine, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 22:695-703. 2012
    ..rs495491, rs10457090, rs589046, rs3778152, rs563649, and rs2075572 are significantly associated with change-in-libido side effects (adjusted p<0.042)...
  36. doi Risk factors associated with primary and secondary reduced libido in male patients with sexual dysfunction
    Giovanni Corona
    Sexual Medicine and Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:1074-89. 2013
    ..Reduced libido is a symptom referring more to a reduction in sexual drive for sexual activity.
  37. ncbi Testosterone influences libido and well being in women
    S R Davis
    Jean Hailes Foundation, 173 Carinish Rd, Clayton, Victoria, 3168 Australia
    Trends Endocrinol Metab 12:33-7. 2001
    ..The focus of the limited research into testosterone replacement has been on sexuality, primarily sexual desire. However, the influence of testosterone on mood and well being also requires further exploration...
  38. ncbi Disinhibition of libido: an adverse effect of SSRI?
    W Greil
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munich, Nussbaumstr 7, D 80336 Munich, Germany
    J Affect Disord 62:225-8. 2001
    The article focuses on adverse drug reactions (ADR) to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) concerning libido and sexual behaviour: cases of disinhibition of libido observed at the Psychiatric Hospital of Kilchberg near Zurich ..
  39. ncbi Exploration of cyclical changes in memory and mood in postmenopausal women taking sequential combined oestrogen and progestogen preparations
    V Natale
    Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy
    BJOG 108:286-90. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of progesterone on cognitive function, mood, sleep quality and libido when added to oestrogen in sequential combined hormonal replacement therapy regimens...
  40. ncbi The effects of tibolone on mood and libido
    Susan R Davis
    Jean Hailes Foundation, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 9:162-70. 2002
    ..To review published data pertaining to the effects of tibolone on sexual parameters, mood, and cognitive function in postmenopausal women...
  41. ncbi Hormone replacement therapy with tibolone: effects on sexual functioning in postmenopausal women
    Christian Egarter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:649-53. 2002
    Because hormonal changes in postmenopausal women may be accompanied by sexual problems and a worsening of various aspects of libido, the aim of this study was to assess the effect of tibolone (Liviel(R)) on sexual life.
  42. ncbi Women's sexual experience during the menstrual cycle: identification of the sexual phase by noninvasive measurement of luteinizing hormone
    Susan B Bullivant
    Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, 5730 S Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Sex Res 41:82-93. 2004
    ..We use these results to evaluate potential neuroendocrine mechanisms underlying women's sexual motivation and activity...
  43. ncbi Libido and orgasm in middle-aged woman
    Marcela Gonzalez
    Center for Women s Health, PROFAMILIA, Menopause Service, Cali Colombia
    Maturitas 53:1-10. 2006
    Determine which social, demographic and sexual function variables that most influence libido or desire and orgasm domains in the premenopausal and postmenopausal women.
  44. ncbi Fallowfield's Sexual Activity Questionnaire in women with without and at risk of cancer
    Louise Atkins
    Cancer Research UK Psychosocial Oncology Group, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
    Menopause Int 13:103-9. 2007
    ..To determine the effect of cancer, cancer risk, menopausal status and psychological factors on sexual activity as measured by Fallowfield's Sexual Activity Questionnaire (FSAQ)...
  45. pmc The menstrual cycle and sexual behavior: relationship to eating, exercise, sleep, and health patterns
    Susan G Brown
    Department of Psychology, University of Hawaii at Hilo, 200 West Kawili Street, Hilo, HI 96720 4091, USA
    Women Health 48:429-44. 2008
    ..05). Sexually active women had lower cortisol and IgA levels than abstinent women (p = .02). Our study discovered, and confirmed, systematic differences in eating, sleeping, and health patterns across women's menstrual cycles...
  46. doi Low serum testosterone levels are poor predictors of sexual dysfunction
    Michael Marberger
    Department of Urology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    BJU Int 108:256-62. 2011
    ..To identify predictors of sexual dysfunction using baseline data from the reduction by dutasteride of prostate cancer events (REDUCE) study...
  47. ncbi Effect of 19-norandrostenololylaurate on serum testosterone concentration, libido, and closure of distal radial growth plate in colts
    E Koskinen
    Agricultural Research Centre, Ypäjä, Finland
    Acta Vet Scand 38:59-67. 1997
    ..Three foals were used as controls. Libido and hCG-induced serum testosterone concentrations were studied after the cessation of treatments, up to 3 or 4 ..
  48. ncbi Female sexual dysfunction in Lower Egypt
    A M Elnashar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Benha University Hospital, Benha, Egypt
    BJOG 114:201-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and associated factors of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) in Lower Egypt...
  49. doi Erectile dysfunction among men with diabetes is strongly associated with premature ejaculation and reduced libido
    Lasantha S Malavige
    University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Oxford, UK
    J Sex Med 5:2125-34. 2008
    Among men with diabetes, little attention has been given to premature ejaculation (PE), reduced libido, and their associations with erectile dysfunction (ED), despite the presence of physical and psychologic factors that could predispose ..
  50. ncbi The effect of tibolone versus continuous combined norethisterone acetate and oestradiol on memory, libido and mood of postmenopausal women: a pilot study
    P Albertazzi
    Centre for Metabolic Bone Disease, Hull Royal Infirmary, 220 236 Anlaby Road, HU3 2RW, Hull, UK
    Maturitas 36:223-9. 2000
    ..In this pilot study we have investigated the effect of a continuous combination of norethisterone acetate 1 mg and oestradiol valerate 2 mg (Kliogest) versus tibolone (Livial) on memory, sexuality and mood...
  51. ncbi Sexual functioning in Chinese stroke patients with mild or no disability
    Raymond T F Cheung
    Division of Neurology, University Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, P R China
    Cerebrovasc Dis 14:122-8. 2002
    ..Results from this cohort of 63 men and 43 women revealed a post-stroke decrease in libido, coital frequency, sexual arousal, orgasm and sexual satisfaction in 54.3%, 43.8%, 25.0% (women) to 51...
  52. ncbi [Female sexual dysfunction as adverse effect of pharmacological treatment]
    Annamaria G Elena Giraldi
    Klinisk Farmakologisk Afdeling, H S Rigshospitalet, DK 2100 København Ø
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:4757-60. 2002
    This review describes female sexual dysfunction (FSD) as an adverse effect to pharmacological treatment. FSD covers libido, arousal, orgasm, and pain problems...
  53. ncbi Sexual function and behavior in social phobia
    Liron Bodinger
    Geha Psychiatric Hospital, Petah Tiqva, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 63:874-9. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate sexual function and behavior in patients with social phobia compared with mentally healthy subjects...
  54. ncbi Evaluation of sexual changes after stroke
    Salvatore Giaquinto
    San Raffaele Pisana Clinic, Rome, Italy
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:302-7. 2003
    ..Sexual difficulties may arise after stroke. This study was aimed at evaluating and quantifying sexual changes 1 year after stroke...
  55. ncbi Efficacy and tolerability of vardenafil for treatment of erectile dysfunction in patient subgroups
    Hartmut Porst
    Urological Practice, Hamburg, Germany
    Urology 62:519-23; discussion 523-4. 2003
    ..To assess whether vardenafil would improve erectile function irrespective of etiology, baseline severity, or patient age. The consistency of the response over time was also evaluated...
  56. ncbi [Sexual life after hysterectomy]
    Dariusz Wydra
    Kliniki Ginekologii AM w Gdańsku
    Ginekol Pol 74:505-7. 2003
    ..The evaluation of sexual life after hysterectomy is still controversial...
  57. ncbi Prevalence of sexual dysfunctions and correlated conditions in a sample of Brazilian women--results of the Brazilian study on sexual behavior (BSSB)
    C H N Abdo
    Department and Institute of Psychiatry, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Rua Gil Eanes 492, 04601 041 São Paulo SP, Brazil
    Int J Impot Res 16:160-6. 2004
    ..Preventive medical care for the female population, mainly for patients with chronic and/or degenerative diseases, considerably reduced the chances of sexual dysfunction...
  58. ncbi Psycho-biological correlates of hypoactive sexual desire in patients with erectile dysfunction
    G Corona
    Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Physiopathology, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 16:275-81. 2004
    ..In particular, perceived partner's libido and climax were crucially associated with an impairment of patients' sexual desire...
  59. ncbi Sexual functioning in a population-based study of men aged 40-69 years: the good news
    P Enzlin
    Institute for Family and Sexuality Studies, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Impot Res 16:512-20. 2004
    ..This study showed that sexuality still matters at middle to high age and that it deserves to be regarded as an important and continuing aspect of the overall adaptation to getting older...
  60. ncbi Sexual response in the patient after hysterectomy: total abdominal versus supracervical versus vaginal procedure
    Nicholas P Roussis
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1427-8. 2004
    ..The present study examines the patient's own appraisal of her sexual responsiveness after hysterectomy...
  61. ncbi [Comparison of sexual behavior after total or subtotal hysterectomy]
    Dariusz Wydra
    Klinika Ginekologii AM w Gdańsku
    Ginekol Pol 75:274-80. 2004
    ..Sexual life after supracervical or total hysterectomy is still controversial...
  62. ncbi The menopause and sexual functioning: a review of the population-based studies
    Lorraine Dennerstein
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Annu Rev Sex Res 14:64-82. 2003
    ..Women with low scores of sexual functioning were more likely to be distressed on the Female Sexual Distress Scale. In conclusion, there is a dramatic decline in female sexual functioning with the natural menopausal transition...
  63. ncbi The content of sexual fantasies for sexual offenders
    Dion G Gee
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Sex Abuse 16:315-31. 2004
    ..The strengths of the SFCM are discussed and its clinical implications are reviewed...
  64. ncbi Prevalence of female sexual dysfunction symptoms and its relationship to quality of life: a Japanese female cohort study
    Shin ichi Hisasue
    Department of Urology, Sapporo Medical University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Urology 65:143-8. 2005
    ..To clarify the age prevalence of female sexual dysfunction and the factors that contribute to the varying frequency of sexual intercourse and satisfaction with sexual life in Japanese women...
  65. ncbi Determinants of sexual arousal and accuracy of its self-estimation in sexually functional males
    Pedro J Nobre
    Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Sex Res 41:363-71. 2004
    ..Pre-existing sexual attitudes as well as variations in self-focused attention and interoceptive awareness evidenced little effect on sexual arousal or the accuracy of its estimation...
  66. ncbi Timing of puberty and sexuality in men and women
    Jennifer M Ostovich
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 34:197-206. 2005
    ..Earlier first sexual arousal, but not timing of puberty, was related to sexual orientation for women only. We discuss classes of explanations for these results...
  67. ncbi Potential testosterone therapy for hypogonadal sexual dysfunction in women
    James W Simpkins
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:449-51. 2005
  68. ncbi [Sexuality of aging couples--from women's point of view]
    Chineko Araki
    DEN EN CHOFU University
    Hinyokika Kiyo 51:591-4. 2005
  69. ncbi [Questionnaire on sexual quality of life in aging couples]
    Ryoji Yasumotoi
    The Department of Urology, Osaka City Juso Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 51:595-8. 2005
    A questionnaire study was conducted on sexual life such as intercourse frequency, libido and erectile function and degree of satisfaction of sexual life in aging couples. Half of them had sexual intercourse and satisfaction of life...
  70. ncbi Validation of the McCoy Female Sexuality Questionnaire in an Italian sample
    Alessandra H Rellini
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
    Arch Sex Behav 34:641-7. 2005
    ..The results also indicated a difference in factor structure between the Italian and the original version of the MFSQ, which warrants further investigation...
  71. ncbi Sexual functioning after vaginal hysterectomy or transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension for uterine prolapse: a comparison
    Cherng Jye Jeng
    Department of Obstetrics, Cathay General Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
    J Reprod Med 50:669-74. 2005
    ..To examine changes in sexuality after total vaginal hysterectomy (TVH) or transvaginal sacrospinous uterine suspension (SSUS)for uterine prolapse...
  72. ncbi On orgasm, sexual techniques, and erotic perceptions in 18- to 74-year-old Swedish women
    Kerstin S Fugl-Meyer
    Andrology Center, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Sex Med 3:56-68. 2006
    ..To relate these techniques and current erotic perceptions to orgasmic function in women sexually active during the last 12 months and to describe the relative impact of orgasmic function/dysfunction on their sexual well-being...
  73. ncbi Hypoactive sexual desire disorder in menopausal women: a survey of Western European women
    Lorraine Dennerstein
    Office for Gender and Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Sex Med 3:212-22. 2006
  74. ncbi A methodology study to develop and validate a screener for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in postmenopausal women
    Sandra Leiblum
    Center for Sexual and Relationship Health, Department of Psychiatry UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    J Sex Med 3:455-64. 2006
    ..A previous study reported validity and reliability of a structured diagnostic method created for clinical trials that can be performed in approximately 1 hour...
  75. ncbi Dysfunctional sexual beliefs as vulnerability factors to sexual dysfunction
    Pedro J Nobre
    Universidade de Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
    J Sex Res 43:68-75. 2006
    ..Overall, findings support the idea that sexual beliefs may play a role as vulnerability factors for sexual dysfunction...
  76. ncbi What can prevalence studies tell us about female sexual difficulty and dysfunction?
    Richard D Hayes
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Sex Med 3:589-95. 2006
    ..Many recent studies have investigated the prevalence of female sexual difficulty/dysfunction...
  77. ncbi Epidemiology of sexual dysfunction in the male population
    M E Beutel
    Clinic and Policlinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Andrologia 38:115-21. 2006
    ..As disability-free life expectancy keeps increasing, the need to identify, adequately assess and treat male sexual dysfunction as an important impediment to quality of life most likely will become even more pressing...
  78. ncbi The Sexual Arousal and Desire Inventory (SADI): a multidimensional scale to assess subjective sexual arousal and desire
    Rachel Toledano
    Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology, Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 3:853-77. 2006
    ..There are few subjective scales that assess sexual arousal and desire specifically in both men and women...
  79. ncbi Psychosocial variables of sexual satisfaction in Chile
    Jaime E Barrientos
    Psychology School, Catholic University of the North, Antofagasta, Chile
    J Sex Marital Ther 32:351-68. 2006
    ..The results confirmed previous findings and are discussed in the frame of approaches like the exchange, equity, and sexual scripts theories...
  80. ncbi Factors affecting sexuality in older Australian women: sexual interest, sexual arousal, relationships and sexual distress in older Australian women
    J R Howard
    Betty Byrne Henderson Women s Health Research Centre, Royal Brisbane and Royal Women s Hospitals, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Climacteric 9:355-67. 2006
    ..To investigate the sexual behavior, sexual relationships, sexual satisfaction, sexual dysfunction and sexual distress in a population of older urban Australian women...
  81. ncbi Further examination of measurement properties of Spanish version of the Sexual Desire Inventory with undergraduates and adolescent students
    Virgilio Ortega
    University of Granada, Spain
    Psychol Rep 99:147-65. 2006
    ..However, the data raised some questions about an empirical distinction between dyadic sexual desire and intimate sexual fantasy...
  82. ncbi The prevalence of sexual dysfunction and potential risk factors that may impair sexual function in Malaysian women
    Hatta Sidi
    Department of Psychiatry, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Sex Med 4:311-21. 2007
    ..Female sexual dysfunction (FSD) is a prevalent sexual health problem that does not spare the women in Malaysia, a nation with a conservative multiethnic society...
  83. ncbi Sexual functioning of women with fibromyalgia
    M A Prins
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 24:555-61. 2006
    ..To examine sexual functioning at the specific phases of the sexual response cycle among women with fibromyalgia...
  84. ncbi The sexual activity questionnaire: pychometric properties and normative data in a norwegian population sample
    Ingvild Vistad
    Department of Gynaecology, Sorlandet Hospital HF, Kristiansand, Norway
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:139-48. 2007
    ..The SAQ is the first patient self-administered questionnaire used to assess female sexuality in Norway, and we wanted to examine the psychometrics of the SAQ, reasons for sexual inactivity, and scorings on the SAQ function scale (SAQ-F)...
  85. ncbi Female sexual function and activity following cystectomy and continent urinary tract diversion for benign indications: a clinical pilot study and review of literature
    Henk Willem Elzevier
    Department of Urology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Sex Med 4:406-16. 2007
    ..There are limited data on female sexual function after cystectomy for benign indications...
  86. ncbi A cross-sectional study of female sexual function and dysfunction during pregnancy
    Bulent Erol
    Department of Urology, Section of Andrology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, University of Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Sex Med 4:1381-7. 2007
    ..Although women may undergo changes in sexual function during pregnancy, there are limited studies correlating possible sexual function changes to androgen blood levels during the pregnancy...
  87. ncbi Finasteride 5 mg and sexual side effects: how many of these are related to a nocebo phenomenon?
    Nicola Mondaini
    UO Urology, S Maria Annunziata Hospital, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    J Sex Med 4:1708-12. 2007
    Sexual adverse experiences such as erectile dysfunction (ED), loss of libido, and ejaculation disorders have been consistent side effects of finasteride in a maximum percentage of 15% after 1 year of therapy...
  88. ncbi Body concerns in and out of the bedroom: implications for sexual pleasure and problems
    Diana T Sanchez
    Department of Psychology, Rutgers University, 53 Avenue E, Piscataway, New Brunswick, NJ 08854 8040, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 36:808-20. 2007
    ..Findings were discussed in terms of objectification theory and the increased cultural emphasis on physical appearance...
  89. ncbi A pilot survey of sexual functioning and preferences in a sample of English-speaking adults from a small South Indian town
    Nilamadhab Kar
    Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust, Wolverhampton, UK
    J Sex Med 4:1254-61. 2007
    ..There is a dearth of recent information on sexual functioning and preferences from an Indian population...
  90. ncbi [Is female sexual satisfaction reduced to hormones?]
    Jean Yves Nau
    Rev Med Suisse 3:1545. 2007
  91. ncbi The changes of sexuality in Thai women during pregnancy
    Natthaporn Senkumwong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:S124-9. 2006
    ..To determine the changes of sexuality during pregnancy in Thai women and to explore their attitudes and sources of information concerning sexuality during pregnancy...
  92. ncbi Sex after seventy: a pilot study of sexual function in older persons
    Lizette J Smith
    Division of Geriatrics, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Sex Med 4:1247-53. 2007
    ..Limited information is available regarding sexual functioning among adults aged 70 years and older...
  93. ncbi "If sex hurts, am I still a woman?" the subjective experience of vulvodynia in hetero-sexual women
    Kathryn Ayling
    Gender, Culture and Health Research Unit PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797, Penrith South DC, NSW 1797, Australia
    Arch Sex Behav 37:294-304. 2008
    ..Implications for future research and vulvodynia treatment regimes are also raised...
  94. ncbi Predicting sexual problems in women: the relevance of sexual excitation and sexual inhibition
    Stephanie A Sanders
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:241-51. 2008
    ..If future research supports the predictive utility of the SESII-W in identifying women who are more likely to experience sexual difficulties, these scales may be used as prognostic factors in treatment studies...
  95. ncbi Sexual desire and sexual activity of men and women across their lifespans: results from a representative German community survey
    Manfred E Beutel
    Klinik fur Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
    BJU Int 101:76-82. 2008
  96. ncbi Factors that influence sexual arousal in men: a focus group study
    Erick Janssen
    The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Indiana University, Morrison Hall 313, 1165 East Third Street, Bloomington, IN 47405 2501, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 37:252-65. 2008
    ..The findings may help further development of models of sexual response and inform discussions about gender differences in sexual desire and arousal...
  97. ncbi Psychosexual characteristics of vestibulodynia couples: partner solicitousness and hostility are associated with pain
    Mylène Desrosiers
    Department of Sexology, Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Sex Med 5:418-27. 2008
    ..In particular, data concerning relationship characteristics and psychosexual functioning of partners of these women are scarce. Moreover, no research to date has examined the role of the partner in vestibulodynia...
  98. doi The sexual lives of medical students: a single institution survey
    Alan W Shindel
    Washington University in Saint Louis Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, St Louis, MO, USA
    J Sex Med 5:796-803. 2008
    ..Little is known about the personal sexual lives of medical students...
  99. doi Sexual function in women from infertile couples and in women seeking surgical sterilization
    Heitor Hentschel
    Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
    J Sex Marital Ther 34:107-14. 2008
    ..798), and in group AR between desire and arousal (0.627). Infertile women and fertile women who want to undergo surgical sterilization have similar sexual satisfaction scores...
  100. doi Sexual function in women with Turner syndrome
    Alexis T Sheaffer
    Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 17:27-33. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to determine the level of sexual activity in adult women with TS participating as volunteers in the NIH natural history study...
  101. doi Drugs of abuse and sexual functioning
    António Pacheco Palha
    Department of Psychiatry, Oporto Medical School, Porto, Portugal
    Adv Psychosom Med 29:131-49. 2008
    ..Some psychotropic drugs are sometimes used as sexual aids. This can have some risks and should alert the therapist to a possible underlying and undiagnosed sexual problem...

Research Grants76

  1. Cardiovascular and Prostatic Safety of Testosterone Therapy in Aging Males
    Stephen K Van Den Eeden; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The diagnosis of androgen deficiency is made when clinical symptoms such as decreased libido, erectile dysfunction, fatigue and depression are found in conjunction with low levels of serum testosterone...
  2. A Proteomics Approach for Identifying Predictive Factors to Androgen Deprivation
    Manish Kohli; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..responsive to ADT may avoid long-term side effects of chronic ADT including osteoporosis and loss of sexual libido, the two most common and distressing side effects of ADT, by undergoing an intermittent schedule rather than ..
  3. Methamphetamine enhances the motivation for female rat sexual behavior
    MARY KATHERINE HOLDER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and female users of methamphetamine, a highly addictive psychostimulant drug of abuse, is an increase in sexual libido and an insatiable need and urgency for sex...
  4. Imaging the effects of androgen deprivation therapy on cognitive functions in pat
    HERTA HUEY AN CHAO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..effects and risks of ADT have been described in the past and include a range of constitutional symptoms, loss of libido and impotence...
  5. Hypoxia: an activator of neuroimmunity
    Gregory G Freund; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..been defined classically as a coordinated set of nonspecific behavioral modifications including loss of appetite, libido, motor activity and interest in the physical and social environment that occur in response to infection...
  6. Novel therapy for female sexual dysfunction
    Garry Southan; Fiscal Year: 2001 increasingly recognized as a significant and widespread abnormality, contributing to coital pain, decreased libido, and a loss of sexual pleasure...
    CHRISTINA LUEDKE; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The ability of the oxytocin-deficient mouse to reproduce will be examined in detail, including evaluation of libido, fertility, parturition, breast-feeding, and maternal behavior, in all of which oxytocin has been implicated to ..
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2000 a 12-week open trial followed by a 6-week double-blind placebo controlled discontinuation trial with improved libido as the major outcome criterion...
  9. Telephone Counseling to Manage GnRH Agonist Symptom Clusters in Black Men w/ PCa
    ERNEST BENNETT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..hyperglycemia), mood cluster symptoms (anxiety, depression, anger, fatigue), and sexual cluster symptoms (low libido, erectile dysfunction, hot flashes) with a focus on general and prostate cancer specific HRQOL outcomes...
    Thomas King; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..abuse with reproductive dysfunction in humans, including disruption of normal menstrual cyclicity and decreased libido. Our preliminary studies demonstrate that cocaine administration does disrupt estrous cyclicity and normal rates ..
    Merle Mishel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Treatment for advanced prostate cancer has a myriad of side-effects including loss of libido, impotence, feminization, incontinence, and pain from metastases...
  12. Antioxidant Defense System and Leydig Cell Aging
    Haolin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..has relevance to important quality of life issues such as increased osteoporosis, reduced cognition and reduced libido in the aging male population...
    Jeffrey Pollard; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The reduced T concentrations result in low libido and a decreased number of epididymal sperm...
  14. Physiology of Male Reproductive Hormones in Aging
    Christopher Fox; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..including reduced bone mineral density, increased risk of hip fracture, loss of muscle mass, decreased libido and fertility, and increased cardiovascular disease...
    Ann Clark; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..cycle or sexual behavior, and (c) do AAS alter sexual behaviors that underlie motivation that may be comparable to libido in humans? Second, we will test the role of three brain areas (ventromedial hypothalamus, preoptic area, and ..
  16. Neurobiology of Social Attraction and Preference
    Aras Petrulis; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..and organic causes of these disorders, much less is known about pathological changes in sexual arousal or "libido." To generate attraction and preference for mates, human and non-human animals must integrate signals about their ..
  17. Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein's Role in Libido
    Steven King; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Loss of libido is a significant medical problem and results in a profound diminution of life and many patient visits to the urologist...
    Gantt Galloway; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..concern in light of the HIV epidemic because it is often administered intravenously and it often increases libido. This confluence of sexual and injection drug use (IDU) risk factors has led to high HIV seroprevalence in MA ..
  19. Black cohosh therapy for menopause-related anxiety
    Jay Amsterdam; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..g., nervousness, irritability, fatigue, muscle aches, mood liability, depression, and low libido)...
  20. Novel therapy for female sexual dysfunction
    Garry Southan; Fiscal Year: 2004 increasingly recognized as a significant and widespread abnormality, contributing to coital pain, decreased libido, and a loss of sexual pleasure...
    Jay Amsterdam; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Changes in sexual behavior and libido are common in patients with depression and mania, lending support to the need to examine functional state of the ..
  22. Breast Cancer and Dyadic Psychosexual Well-Being
    BETSY FIFE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A decrease in libido and intimacy and an increase in emotional distress are common within the relationship...
  23. Effects of Early Abuse on Adult Intimate Relationships
    Cindy M Meston; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The findings from this investigation will have implications for understanding both the psychological and physiological mechanisms that link CA with detrimental intimacy/relational factors in adulthood. ..
  24. Ginkgo Biloba: Antidepressant-Induced Sexual Dysfunction
    Cindy Meston; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If effective, GBE could play a significant adjunctive role in the treatment of clinical depression and other psychological disorders commonly treated with antidepressant medications. ..
  25. Modafinil Treatment for Fatigue in HIV+ Patients
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The major aims concern modafinil efficacy for fatigue compared to placebo, safety in terms of effects on immunologic/virologic measures, and impact on depressive symptoms when present at baseline. ..
    Stuart Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The data collected in the preliminary study will be used in the full-scale study. ..
    Cynthia Harden; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The outcome of this study will be determined by comparing seizure frequency in the baseline phase with the treated phase between placebo and hormone treated groups. ..
    Judith Rabkin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If DHEA ameliorates depressive symptoms, as well as increasing libido and reducing loss of muscle mass, then the investigators will have identified an intervention with a broad ..
  30. Mechanisms Influencing Sexual Risk Taking
    Erick Janssen; Fiscal Year: 2004
  31. Conference on Reproductive Psychophysiology
    Erick Janssen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, selected members of the pre-conference workshop will work together to formulate and publish guidelines for psychophysiological measurement. ..
  32. Urodynamic and Multiethnic Variability of Men Treated b*
    Steven Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Baseline urodynamic parameters which may predict improved outcome after MIST 3. The success of various types of MIST in treating BPH in African - American, Hispanic and Caucasian men. ..
  33. Alcohol & HIV/AIDS Risk-Taking
    WILLIAM GEORGE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In concert with personality and other factors, the data may inform key knowledge gaps, advance theory, and foster refinement of existing prevention approaches and formulation of new ones...
    Abdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003
  35. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual Functions
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This powerful combination will provide the candidate with the necessary skills and experience to become a successful, independently funded investigator. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Pramipexole in Treatment-Resistant Depression
    Roy Perlis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed investigation and training program will provide critical skills, experience and data to aid the candidate in writing an R01 and becoming an independent investigator. ..
  37. Acupuncture Treatment for Menopausal Hot Flashes
    Nancy Avis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Joel Finkelstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Without continued K24 support, I will need to increase my clinical activities, reduce my research time, and forego training of new clinical investigators. ..
  39. Risk for Sexual Abuse: As Study of Adolescent Offenders
    Michael Miner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Sexual Dysfunction and Diabetes:Look AHEAD Sub-Study
    Stephen Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..iii) Finally, the proposed sub-study will investigate the relationship between changes in sexual function and quality of life outcomes. ..
    David Archer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..If successful, DOX treatment could become an important adjuvant for treatment of this and possibly other inflammatory disorders effecting reproductive tract tissues. ..
  42. Reproductive Hormonal Effects of Weight Loss in Women
    Nanette Santoro; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Thus, this initial exploration, if positive, would provide the basis for a new line of investigation for the PI into the interactions between reproduction and metabolism. ..
  43. 2008 AUA/SBUR Summer Research Conference
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Menstrual Health Disparities of Low SES African-America*
    Patricia Koch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. HIV/STI Prevention for Drug-Involved Couples
    Louisa Gilbert; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Sharp from St. Luke's Hospital in New York City, and Dr. Fals-Stewart from the Research Institute on Addictions at the University of Buffalo. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Androgenic And Antiandorgenic Interactions Of PC-SPES
    CHARLES ROSELLI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Specific Aim 3: To evaluate the effect of PCSPES on Cytochrome P450-mediated metabolism of androgenic and antiandrogenic drugs by the liver, in order to identify possible interactions of PC-SPES with other hormone therapies. ..
  47. CVD Mechanisms Associated with Phytoestrogens Use
    Donna Kritz Silverstein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Given that women can expect to live one-third of their lives after menopause, it is important to know whether and how phytoestrogens may modify cardiovascular disease mechanisms. ..
    Deborah Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    David Cella; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will also monitor treatment/management changes, and evaluate acceptability of computer assessments and the perceived benefits of the recommendations. ..
    Thomas McGlashan; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. Aromatase inhibition in elderly hypogonadal men
    Benjamin Leder; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..With these assessments, we will better define the relative roles of estrogens and androgens in the physiology of aging and explore the mechanisms underlying gonadal steroid action in older men. ..
    Thomas McGlashan; Fiscal Year: 2008
  53. Cervical Cancer Screening in Lesbians
    J Tracy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2002
  55. Inflammation in obesity: Modulation by Weight Loss
    Paresh Dandona; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Laura Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the proposed study will help inform assessment, treatment and referral protocols to reduce partner violence and HIV-risk behaviors among men and women in MMTPs. ..
    R Stotts; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..If this program is found to be effective it will provide the basis for significantly reducing the prevalence of tobacco use among adolescents and will be able to be offered at both schools and community sites. ..
    MONICA STARKMAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Patients with CD exhibit hypercortisolemia and develop disturbances in mood, sleep, libido, and cognition...
    De Kun Li; Fiscal Year: 2001
  62. CCBAR Workshop 2006-2007
    STACY LINDAU; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  63. Assessment of Penile Autonomic Innervation
    Claire Yang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The ability to detect cavernous neuropathy is relevant to the evaluation of erectile dysfunction, as well as the development of disease-specific treatments for neurogenic erectile dysfunction. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
    CYNTHIA EPPERSON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We anticipate that our findings will provide further support for the role of GABA and neurosteroids in the pathogenesis and treatment of PMDD. ..
    Kim Wallen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The combination of these efforts will allow the PI to expand his research into new areas, while increasing his understanding of its relevance to important human mental health conditions. ..
  66. User Perspectives on Microbicide Acceptability
    Cynthia Woodsong; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
    Benjamin Leder; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These combined research and didactic endeavors will prepare the candidate to achieve his long-term goal to develop an independent research program focusing on the role of gonadal steroids in bone metabolism. ..
  68. Development of Cognitive Schemas and Aggression
    EILEEN ZURBRIGGEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results will aid in a fuller understanding of the cognitive processes that underlie sexual aggression perpetration. ..
    BARBARA ANDERSEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
  70. Female sexuality: modulation by estrogen and androgen
    Kim Wallen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These therapies will also be compared on their effects on neuroendocrine function. These studies will markedly increase our understanding of the role that ovarian steroids play in modulating women's sexuality. ..
  71. Adjuvant Ginseng Use During Breast Cancer Drug Therapy
    Laura Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2005
  72. Preventing HIV and other STDs among drug-involved women
    Nabila El Bassel; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The SWRD Program will be directed by Dr. Nabila El-Bassel and co-directed by Drs. Steven Schinke and Mary McKay, all CUSSW faculty with strong programs of federally funded research related to substance abuse and HIV. ..
    Anne Davis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Given their efficacy in pregnancy prevention, safety, and non-contraceptive health benefits, COC may be an ideal therapy for primary dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls. ..
  74. Parenthood after Cancer
    Leslie Schover; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In the second quarter of 2005 a working group of around 20 will meet to draft a manuscript on proposed clinical guidelines on reproduction and cancer, for submission to a relevant, peer-reviewed journal. ..
    C Epperson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  76. Emotion Regulation in Relationships during Separation
    Lisa Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This information will make a significant contribution to research on the multiple biobehavioral processes through which close relationships influence day-to-day emotion regulation and long-term psychological well-being. ..