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New research shows emotional impact of low sexual desire and associated distress
Date:2/18/2010

About the HSDD Patient Registry

To understand the natural course of HSDD in women, the New England Research Institutes in Watertown, Mass., is conducting the first-ever registry in female sexual health. The HSDD Registry for Women is a prospective, multicenter, observational study, which will provide data on the natural history and long-term consequences of HSDD.

"The HSDD Registry for Women is the first sexual medicine registry of its kind to investigate the history and clinical course of generalized, acquired Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder in women," said Ray Rosen, Ph.D., Chief Scientist of the New England Research Institutes. "With its in-depth analysis of medical co-morbidities, lifestyle factors and long-term outcomes, we expect the HSDD Registry to address a number of knowledge gaps surrounding HSDD in women."

Nearly one in 10 women report low sexual desire with associated distress, which may be HSDD, an often under-diagnosed condition that is defined as a decrease or lack of sexual desire that causes distress for the patient, may put a strain on relationships with partners, and is not due to the effects of a substance, including medications, or another medical condition.

"Many of the women I see with HSDD experience a high level of guilt and feelings of confusion," said Sheryl Kingsberg, Ph.D., President of ISSWSH, Chief of Behavioral Medicine at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, and professor in reproductive biology at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. "They also complain about the distance they feel between themselves and their partner. The emotional impact of HSDD is significant, so I am excited by the growing body of research being presented this year as it provides an in-depth look at this under-recognized but distressing condition."

The study and patient registry are supported by unrestricted grants through Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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