WHO Guide to Mental and Neurological Health in Primary Care
Homepage Diagnostic checklists Interactive Summary Cards Downloads About this site

WHO Collaborating Centre

Homepage :: Adult disorders :: Sexual disorders (male)

Sexual disorders (male)

Sexual disorders (male) - F52 (Clinical term: Sexual dysfunction, not caused by organic disorder or disease Eu52)

Clinical judgements about sexual dysfunction should take into account the individualís ethnic, cultural, religious, and social background, which may influence sexual desire, expectations, and attitudes about performance. Sexual problems in non-Western patients are often somatized; expectations may be unrealistic and psychological explanations and therapies may not be readily accepted.

Presenting complaints
Diagnostic features
Differential diagnosis and co-existing conditions
Erectile dysfunction (failure of genital response; impotence)
Premature ejaculation
Orgasmic dysfunction or retarded ejaculation
Lack or loss of sexual desire
Referral
Resources for patients and families

© 2003-4 World Health Organization - UK Collaborating Centre