Psychotropics Induced Sexual Dysfunction

Physician’s Guide for Clinical Psychiatry’s next lecture series will discuss the psychotropics sexual side effects in the following six chapters/emails:

(1) WHAT QUESTIONS TO ASK?

(MARCH 27, 2020)

  • This chapter will summarize the important questions you should ask each patient prior to the initiation and during treatment with psychotropic medications.
  • Questionnaire PDF available for download.

(2) ANTIDEPRESSANTS: WHICH ONE IS PREFERRED?

(MARCH 30, 2020)

Antidepressant’s risk of sexual side effect will be classified into: 

  • High Risk
  • Medium Risk
  • Low Risk

(3) ANTIDEPRESSANTS: RISK WITH SSRIs?

(APRIL 01, 2020)

  • Which SSRI carries less risk of sexual dysfunction?
  • Do SSRIs differ with type of sexual side effects?
  • Which patient population benefit from SSRIs sexual side effects?
  • Do sexual side effects improve with continuation of antidepressant treatment?
  • Do SSRIs sexual side effects differ between male & females?

(4) ANTIDEPRESSANTS: SEXUAL SIDE EFFECTS MANAGEMENT.

(APRIL 03, 2020)

  • This chapter will discuss the five (5) treatment approaches. 

(5) ANTIPSYCHOTICS: WHICH ONE IS PREFERRED?

(APRIL 06, 2020)

  • Mechanism behind antipsychotics induced sexual dysfunction.
  • High risk antipsychotics
  • Low/No risk antipsychotics.

(6) ANTIPSYCHOTICS: SEXUAL SIDE EFFECTS MANAGEMENT.

(APRIL 08, 2020)

  • This chapter will discuss the treatment approaches, including seven (7) augmentation approaches.

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