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Will antidepressants affect my sex life?

Ian Kerner, PhD
Sexual Health
Sexual issues are common side effects of antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs. Research suggests that 37% of people who take antidepressants experience some form of sexual dysfunction, from decreasing libido to increasing the time it takes to reach orgasm.

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