The Effects of Depression on Sexual Behavior: Preliminary Results of Research

  • Antonino Tamburello
  • Marisa Feliciotti Seppecher
Part of the Perspectives in Sexuality book series (Persp. Sex.)


In an examination of the literature on sexology the small amount of data available on the relationship between human sexual behavior and depression becomes obvious. This is not just our personal point of view but one shared by other writers who have attempted a synthesis on the area in question (Renshaw et al., in press).


Sexual Behavior Sexual Intercourse Sexual Dysfunction Marital Relationship Erectile Response 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonino Tamburello
    • 1
  • Marisa Feliciotti Seppecher
    • 1
  1. 1.Italy

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