Sexual Pharmacology / Edition 1

Sexual Pharmacology / Edition 1

by Alan J. Riley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0192622838

ISBN-13: 9780192622839

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume provides a detailed and comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning the effect of drugs on sexual function. The first of its kind in its field, this book will educate doctors on the effects of those drugs which commonly cause distress to their patients. The drug effects are discussed in the context of current understanding of the underlying

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Overview

This volume provides a detailed and comprehensive review of current knowledge concerning the effect of drugs on sexual function. The first of its kind in its field, this book will educate doctors on the effects of those drugs which commonly cause distress to their patients. The drug effects are discussed in the context of current understanding of the underlying biochemical and physiological basis of sexuality, and all chapters written by leading figures in the fields of sexual medicine and psychopharmacology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192622839
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.31(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Abbreviations
1Pharmacological targets for the control of male and female sexual behaviour1
2The effect of dopaminergic and serotonergic agents on the lordosis response in female rats59
3Animal models of human sexual behaviour73
4Experimental approaches for the development of pharmacological therapies for erectile dysfunction87
5Evaluation of drug effects on human sexual function114
6The nature of human sexual desire and its modification by drugs130
7Antihypertensive medication and sexual problems146
8The effect on sexual function of anticonvulsant, antiparkinsonian, and other miscellaneous drugs159
9Psychiatric drugs and sexuality176
10Recreational drugs and sexuality197
11Pharmacotherapy for sexual dysfunction: current status211
Index227

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