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Psychogenic Impotence


  • Abstract The present study was oriented to discriminating impotence of biogenic origins from that with a psychogenic etiology on the basis of a psychological inventory--the DSFI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Subjects for the study were 14 males who presented with impotence clearly related to organic causes and a matched group of 14 males with impotence of psychogenic origins.[jhu.pure.elsevier.com]
  • Metz, MD, FACP Patients with ITP continue to present difficulties in diagnosis and management. Two experts discuss the current approach to ITP.[books.google.com]
  • Abstract In the present study venous plasma concentrations of testosterone (T), nitric oxide (NO) and endothelin 1-2 (ET1-2) in the flaccid penis and brachial blood were measured in men with psychogenic impotence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • The present study reviews 124 patients treated by the same method. Copyright COPYRIGHT: The Royal College of Psychiatrists, 1971 References Hide All Errera, P., and Coleman, J. V. ( 1963 ).[bjp.rcpsych.org]
  • Hunt C Andrews G. Measuring Personality Disorder: the use of self report questionnaire. Journal of Personality Disorders, 1992, 6 (2) 125–133. Google Scholar 10. Hyler S.E. & Rieder O.R.[link.springer.com]
Neck Pain
  • (neck pain) Sexual Hx • difficulty maintaining erections since 5/84 (tires more easily secondary to MS) • complains of decreased penile sensation • rapid onset of sexual dysfunction (noted concurrent business stress at that time) • good nocturnal and[gotopmedical.com]
Psychiatric Symptoms
  • Keywords Personality Trait Erectile Dysfunction Psychiatric Symptom Impotence Psychological Dimension These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[link.springer.com]


  • Considerable methodological weaknesses were found, most notably the failure to specify subject and treatment variables, the confounding of treatment methods, inadequate or nonexistent control groups, limited, if any, follow-up assessments of treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • RESULTS: Fifty-five patients (87%) completed the whole treatment schedule. Positive clinical results (complete and partial responses) were obtained in 39 (71%) patients at the end of the drug treatment phase.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Abstract This study prospectively assessed the use, effectiveness, and sexual and psychosocial impact of self-injection treatment in 15 men with psychogenic impotence. Sixty percent dropped out of self-injection treatment by 6 months.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Yohimbine is a safe treatment for psychogenic impotence that seems to be as effective as sex and marital therapy for restoring satisfactory sexual functioning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Clinical and endocrine evaluation were performed before and at the end of treatment. Serum levels of LH, FSH, PRL, testosterone (T) and cortisol were measured by RIA methods.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • As facilities for treating patients with end-stage renal failure have become more readily available, at least in Europe and North America, attention has once again been drawn to conservative measures which may improve both the overall prognosis and the[books.google.com]
  • Prognosis of disorders of sexual potency in the male.’ J. psychosom. Res., 9, 195 – 200. Marks, I. M. ( 1969 ). Fears and Phobias. Heinemann Medical, London. Marks, I. M. and Gelder, M. G. ( 1966 ).[bjp.rcpsych.org]
  • These high-score patients had more unfavorable prognosis than other patients with lower scores. Thus, it was found that the psychogenic impotent males were characterized with emotional instability.[jstage.jst.go.jp]
  • […] compression of veins, which impedes venous return and causes an erection erectile dysfunction various etiologies likely interfere with the pathway, causing low concentrations of 3’,5’-cGMP Associated conditions depression benign prostatic hypertrophy Prognosis[medbullets.com]
  • The main sign that the prognosis of treatment is positive is the presence of a spontaneous erection in the mornings in a man suffering from ED. This fact, recorded by a male himself, or his partner, is the sign of successful therapy in the future.[medicineconvention.com]


  • Abstract The present study was oriented to discriminating impotence of biogenic origins from that with a psychogenic etiology on the basis of a psychological inventory--the DSFI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • On the basis of independent clinical criteria, patients were assigned to one of four diagnostic categories--organic impotence, psychogenic impotence, mixed etiology, and uncertain etiology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Since apomorphine is believed to induce erections by its effect on brain monoamine pathways, apomorphine response may have diagnostic use in evaluating the etiology of erectile failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • AB - The present study was oriented to discriminating impotence of biogenic origins from that with a psychogenic etiology on the basis of a psychological inventorythe DSFI.[jhu.pure.elsevier.com]
  • Today it is believed that more than 50% of the sexual dysfunction cases have an organic etiology. Reflecting the controversy over the management of psychogenic impotence, there are several different methods which are currently in clinical use.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • Introduction Clinical definition impotence or erectile dysfunction is the inability to have or maintain an erection for intercourse Epidemiology incidence increases with age demographics 40-year-old men risk factors hypertension diabetes chronic prostatitis[medbullets.com]
  • "Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction". Endocrine . 23 (2–3): 87–91. doi : 10.1385/ENDO:23:2-3:087 . PMID 15146084 . Kendirci M, Nowfar S, Hellstrom WJ (2005). "The impact of vascular risk factors on erectile function".[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Nicolosi A, Moreira EDJr, Shirai M, Bin Mohol Tambi MI, Glasser, DB. (2003) Epidemiology of erectile dysfunction in four countries: a cross-national study of the prevalence of erectile dysfunction. Urology, 61, 201-206. 20.[webmedcentral.com]
  • Erectile dysfunction in a Mediterranean country: results of an epidemiological survey of a representative sample of men. International Journal of Impotence Research (2010) 22, 196–203. Glasser D, Sweeney M.[truelibido.com]
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  • We remain committed to the case method of instruction, and believe that there is no better method to learn medicine than to have an individual patient problem as the basis for study of pathophysiology, natural history, diagnosis and management.[books.google.com]
  • […] biochemistry of nutrition 180 Nutritional disorders and their management 200 Clinical biochemistry of the gastrointestinal tract 214 Assessment of hepatic function and investigation of jaundice 231 Acute and chronic liver disease 250 Glucose metabolism and the pathophysiology[books.google.ro]
  • PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Neurologic ED can result from complications of chronic disease, trauma, surgical injury, or iatrogenic causes.[journals.lww.com]
  • Erectile physiological and pathophysiological pathways involved in erectile dysfunction. J Urol. 2003; 170:S6-S13. Araujo AB, Mohr BA, McKinlay JB.[truelibido.com]


  • An impotent man may produce sufficient numbers of normal spermatozoa; the condition is related to infertility only insofar as it prevents coitus with and impregnation of the female partner. Called also erectile dysfunction . adj., adj im potent.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]
  • Vaginismus usually prevents penetration of any object above a certain size into the vagina, including the subject's finger or a tampon.[books.google.ro]
  • That is why men have a vasectomy to prevent pregnancy, but remember that it takes about three months for the sperm to be gone, so you need to use other protection until then.[healthline.com]
  • In psychogenic ED, the brain may send messages that prevent (inhibit) erections or psychogenic ED may be related to the body's response to stressors and the release of chemicals (catecholamines) that tighten the penile muscles, preventing them from relaxing[emedicinehealth.com]
  • Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, is a medical condition that prevents a man from having an erection firm enough for sex. According to the National Institute of Health, as many as 30 million men suffer from erectile dysfunction.[texasurologyspecialists.com]

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