Queen’s University PSSD Research Project

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February 23, 2023 | 1 Comment


  1. Understanding the Neurobiology of Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction

    Post-SSRI sexual dysfunction (PSSD) may be a common adverse effect of antidepressants. Researchers are now attempting to understand the neurobiology behind it.

    Peter Simons

    February 27, 2023


    Peleg, L. C., Rabinovitch, D., Lavie, Y., Rabbie, D. M., Horowitz, I., Fruchter, E., & Gruenwald, I. (2022). Post-SSRI sexual dysfunction (PSSD): Biological plausibility, symptoms, diagnosis, and presumed risk factors. Sex Med Rev, 10, 91-98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sxmr.2021.07.001 (Link)

    Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction (PSSD): Biological Plausibility, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Presumed Risk Factors



    The authors wish to acknowledge Dr. David Healy for his major contribution to the research area of PSSD and Dr. Irwin Goldstein for His increased contribution to the treatment of those suffering from the syndrome. The authors would also like to acknowledge Dr. Josef Ben-Sheetrit for the important questions he raised. We acknowledge the contribution to this article by Szilard Frank.

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