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Delayed Ejaculation

Delayed ejaculation (DE) is generally considered to be among the least common of male sexual disorders, with an estimated prevalence of 1% to 4% of the male population. However, many experienced sexual medicine clinicians suggest that these numbers underestimate the true incidence of this disorder. Regardless of the actual prevalence of DE, few in the sex therapy arena would argue with the statement that it represents one of the least understood, and most difficult to treat, sexual dysfunctions. This entry discusses the difficulties associated with defining DE and then examines its etiology and treatment.

Definition of Delayed Ejaculation

Given the fact that the diagnosis of most sexual dysfunctions is largely based on subjective patient reports, the precise definition of DE is sometimes difficult to articulate. Barry McCarthy ...

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