Psychological Aspects of Erectile Dysfunction

  • Stanley E. Althof
  • Stephen B. Levine


Traditionally, the urologist and the mental health specialist have referred patients to one another on an as-needed basis. Therapists were not well acquainted with the medical factors causing erectile dysfunction, and urologists overlooked psychological forces that contributed to the dysfunction. Increasingly, there is a trend toward the establishment of multidisciplinary teams where urologists and mental health clinicians can work in tandem to address the complex interplay of biology and psychology.1


Erectile Dysfunction Mental Health Clinician Unstriated Muscle Performance Anxiety Erectile Failure 
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  • Stanley E. Althof
  • Stephen B. Levine

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