Encyclopedia of Sexuality and Gender

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Delayed Ejaculation

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59531-3_47-1



Delayed ejaculation (DE) is a less common and often misunderstood male sexual dysfunction. While this entry focuses on delayed ejaculation (DE), there is a full spectrum of “male ejaculation/orgasm disorders,” ranging from premature ejaculation (PE) through various diminished ejaculatory disorders (DEDs) (Perelman, McMahon, & Barada, 2004). These other DEDs encompass dimensions of reduced ejaculatory volume, force, subjective sensation, direction, as well as the very rare post-orgasmic illness syndrome (Perelman, 2018a, 2020; Waldinger, 2016). Some of the historical terms used for DE are viewed...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departments of Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine and UrologyWeill Cornell Medicine/New York PresbyterianNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.MAP Education and Research FoundationNew YorkUSA