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Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-39498

Sigg, M; Klaghofer, R; Imthurn, B; Buddeberg, C (2010). Sexualmedizinische Behandlungsfälle – Entwicklungen 1980 – 1990 – 2004. Praxis, 99(8):481-486.

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Sexual dysfunctions can adversely affect men's and women's satisfaction with life over a prolonged period. Besides sexual medicine services in primary medical care, in Switzerland there exist specialized consultation services at University Hospitals. The assessment of the case histories of three years (1980, 1990, and 2004) of the Sexual Medicine Consultation Service at Zurich University Hospital provided the following results: the most common disorders are lack/loss of libido in women and erectile dysfunction in men. Treatment options for sexual disorders have become more differentiated in recent years. The collaboration between the doctors making the referral and the sexual medicine specialists improved markedly between 1980 and 2004. After a diagnostic assessment and a primary treatment in the specialized consultation service, many patients are referred back to the referring doctors for further treatment. Basic and further training in sexual medicine ought to be intensified and improved.




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Other titles:Sexual medicine cases of treatment--developments 1980 - 1990 - 2004
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Reproductive Endocrinology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Date:4 April 2010
Deposited On:17 Dec 2010 16:33
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:26
Publisher:Hans Huber
Additional Information:Diese Artikelfassung entspricht nicht vollständig dem in der Zeitschrift veröffentlichten Artikel. Dies ist nicht die Originalversion des Artikels und kann daher nicht zur Zitierung herangezogen werden.
Publisher DOI:10.1024/1661-8157/a000094
Related URLs:http://www.zora.uzh.ch/46700/
PubMed ID:20391353

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