The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast


Sexual Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications

May 13, 2019

Sexual side effects on SSRIs are so common that psychiatrist David Healy once argued these drugs more reliably lower libido than treat depression. Yet the problem isn’t limited to SSRIs, and it’s not unmanageable. In this episode Chris Aiken, MD, and Kellie Newsome, RN, discuss some useful strategies to manage sexual dysfunction on antidepressants, antipsychotics, and mood stabilizers.


Publication Date: 5/13/19
Runtime: 9 mins, 10 seconds
Article Referenced:Treating Sexual Side Effects,” The Carlat Psychiatry Report, May 2019