Pattern Of Psychosexual Disorders Among Male Patient Attending Dermatology OPD In A Tertiary Care Center - A Descriptive Study

Saikat Banerjee, suchibrata das, Alok Kr. Roy


Objective To evaluate the pattern of psychosexual disorder in male patient psychosexual disorders (PSDs) in male patients


Methods Male patients of 18 years and above who attended dermatology OPD for some psychosexual disorder were evaluated for the study. A complete demographic information including age, educational status, occupation, marital status was taken.


Results Total 364 patients with psychosexual problems were included. The mean age of patients was 35.47±11.83 years. The highest number of patients was of 26 to 40 years age group (46.2%).  Premature ejaculation (PME) was the commonest PSD (35.2%), followed by erectile dysfunction (ED), (23.65%). Many patients had more than one type of PSDs, of them PME and ED combination the most prevalent (14.3%). Mental stress was very much related (64.8%) to PSDs and usually PSD pts consulted doctors for their problems(68.7%).In married patients, PME (64.41%) and ED (45.76%) whereas in unmarried this number was 29.69% and 25%, respectively. Dhat syndrome (DS) and nocturnal emission (NE) was mainly problem of the unmarried patients. Religion, background, literacy and economic status is not important factors for different types of PSDs .There is a trend of  PSDs in different age group.


Conclusion The lack of education regarding sexual health may have been responsible for seeking help when the sexual situation arose after marriage. A more elaborative sexual education which would lead to timely medical consultation with qualified practitioner to deal the problem effectively is the need of the hour.



Psychosexual disorder, Premature ejaculation, Eretile Dysfunction, Dhat Syndrome, Nocturnal Emission

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