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AZEVEDO, Jacinto; ESTEVES, Manuel; ROSAS, Maria José  and  COELHO, Rui. Sexual Health in Parkinson Disease. Arq Med [online]. 2010, vol.24, n.2, pp.47-51. ISSN 2183-2447.

Parkinson’s disease affects several non-motor systems. There are high frequencies of psychiatric co-morbidities, namely, anxiety, mood and psychotic disorders. These patients have sexual limitations related with the chronicity of the disease and related to the specific aspects of Parkinson disease by itself and its treatment. The aim of this work is to review the impact of Parkinson’s disease in the Sexual Health of these patients.

Keywords : Parkinson disease; sexuality; quality of life.

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