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Sexual problems in Parkinson's disease: The multidimensional nature of the problem and of the intervention

  • Gila Bronner
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    Rival 3 Street, Tel-Aviv, 67778, Israel. Tel.: +972 3 5305970 (Work), +972 52 2590161 (Cell); fax: +972 3 5747785.
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    Sexual Medicine Center, Dept. of Urology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
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      Abstract

      Sexual problems are common in Parkinson's disease and contribute to poor quality of life of patients and partners. Nonmotor and motor disease manifestations can affect sexual function. This article reviews the progressive and multidimensional sexual manifestations and provides practical suggestions for taking sexual history and treating sexual problems, which may enable clinicians to contribute to the sexual wellbeing of patients.

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