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Indian J Psychiatry. 2002 Oct-Dec; 44(4): 375–376.
PMCID: PMC2955311

SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN AN ADULT FEMALE WITH OBSESSIVE SEXUAL THOUGHTS: A CASE REPORT

Abstract

We report a case of an adult married Muslim female from an orthodox background having sexual obsessions about males other than her husband and her 7 year-old son. She developed diminished sexual desire to have sex with her husband as a result of her obsessions. The role of sexual obsessions in sexual dysfunction in females is discussed.

Keywords: Obsession, compulsion, obsessive-compulsive disorder, sexual dysfunction

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