The prevalence of hypoactive
sexual desire disorder (HSDD)
HSDD may be more common than you think
According to PRESIDE, a survey of 31,581 women stratified into 3 age groups (18-44 years [n=12,959], 45-64 years [n=11,900], and ≥65 years [n=6338])*1…
Prevalence of female sexual problems associated with distress†1
HSDD has affected approximately 1 in 10 premenopausal women in the United States‡1
PRESIDE=Prevalence of Female Sexual Problems Associated with Distress and Determinants of Treatment.
*PRESIDE is a cross-sectional, population based survey of female adults in the United States. The purpose was to estimate the prevalence of self-reported sexual problems of desire, arousal, and orgasm, the prevalence of sexually related personal distress, and their combination, and to identify associated factors.
†The numbers depicted are US population age-adjusted estimates.
‡Based on women aged 18 to 44 years in the PRESIDE population (n=12,959).
HSDD: a common condition
HSDD is prevalent1
Sharon J. Parish, MD, IF, NCMP
Weill Cornell Medical College
Dr. Parish is a consultant for AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Palatin Technologies, Inc.
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