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Management of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in Women: Awareness & Treatments

Sexual Health 2017

Chapter 1: Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

Dr. Marla Shapiro C.M.
Professor , Family and Community Medicine
University of Toronto, Ontario

Atlanta – Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) is a condition that is estimated to affect 7% to 10% of the global population of women. Recently, there has been an evolution in thought with respect to the definition of HSDD and its classification and nomenclature. Recent revisions distinguish HSDD from other disorders of female sexual dysfunction such as female genital arousal disorder (FGAD).

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