What is the role of psychiatric history in the diagnosis of premature ejaculation (PE)?

Updated: Jan 15, 2019
  • Author: Samuel G Deem, DO; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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In addition to the general medical history, it is important to inquire about any previous psychological difficulties. Psychiatric conditions are more common in males with lifelong premature ejaculation than in the general population.


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