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Lack or loss of sexual desire

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonym: Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder
SNOMED CT: Lack or loss of sexual desire (270903007); Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (270903007)


A disorder characterized by a recurrent or persistent lack of desire for sexual activity. The lack of sexual desire is not attributable to another psychiatric disorder or to the physiological effects of substance use or a general medical condition. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVLack or loss of sexual desire

Recent clinical studies


Nazareth I, Boynton P, King M
BMJ 2003 Aug 23;327(7412):423. doi: 10.1136/bmj.327.7412.423. PMID: 12933729Free PMC Article

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