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Dr. Althof is the author of many original publications and has contributed numerous chapters to leading textbooks in psychiatry, urology, and sex therapy. Below are links to some of his published work.

Premature Ejaculation

An Update of the International Society of Sexual Medicine’s Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Premature Ejaculation (PE)

An Evidence-Based Unified Definition of Lifelong and Acquired Premature Ejaculation: Report of the Second International Society for Sexual Medicine Ad Hoc Committee for the Definition of Premature Ejaculation

What Does Premature Ejaculation Mean to the Man, Woman

International Society for Sexual Medicine’s Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Premature Ejaculation

Althof S, Psychological approaches to the treatment of rapid ejaculation. Journal of Men's Health and Gender, 2006, 3(2): 180-186

McMahon C, Althof S, Waldinger M, Porst H, Dean J, Sharlip I, Adaikan G, Becher E et al. An evidenced- based definition of lifelong premature ejaculation: Report of the International Society for Sexual Medicine (ISSM) Ad Hoc Committee for the definition of premature ejaculation. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2008, 5(7): 1590-1606

Rosen R & Althof S. Psychological consequences of PE, Quality of life and impact on sexual relationships. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2008, 5(6): 1296-1307

Althof S. Prevalence, characteristics, and implications of premature ejaculation. Journal of Urology. 2006, 175: 842-848.

Pryor J, Althof S, Steidle C, Rosen R, Hellstrom W, Shabsigh R, Miloslavsky M, Kell S et al Efficacy and tolerability of Dapoxetine in the treatment of premature ejaculation: Integrated analysis of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials. Lancet, 2006, 368: 939-947

Althof SE. Psychological treatment strategies for rapid ejaculation: rationale, practical aspects, and outcome. World Journal of Urology 23(2): 2005, 89-92

Patrick DL, Althof SE, Barada JH, Pryor JI, Rosen RC, Rowland DL, Ho KF, McNulty P, Rothman, M & Jamieson C. Premature ejaculation: An observational study of men and their partners. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2005, 2: 358-367


Erectile Dysfunction

Althof SE. When an erection alone is not enough: biopsychosocial obstacles to lovemaking. International Journal of Impotence Research. 14(Sup 1): 2002, S99 -S104

Althof S. Sex therapy in the age of pharmacotherapy. Annual Review of Sex Research 2006, 116-132

Althof SE, O’Leary MP, Cappelleri JC, Crowley AR, Tseng L & Collins S. 2006, Impact of erectile dysfunction on confidence, self-esteem and relationship satisfaction after 9 months of sildenafil citrate treatment. Journal of Urology, 2006, 176: 2132-2137

Althof S, O'Leary MP, Cappelleri JC, Hvidsten K, Stecher VJ, Glina S, King R, Siegel RL Sildenafil citrate improves self-esteem, confidence, and relationships in men with erectile dysfunction: Results from an international, multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial Journal of Sexual Medicine. 2006, 3: 521-529

Althof, S., Corty, E., Levine, S., Levine, F., Burnett, A., McVary, K., Stecher, V., Seftel, A. The EDITS: The Development of Questionnaires for Evaluating Satisfaction with Treatments for Erectile Dysfunction. Urology, 53(4), 1999, 793-799

Female Sexuality

Satisfying Sexual Events

Althof SE, Rosen RC, DeRogatis L, Corty E, Quirk F & Symonds T. Outcome measurement in female sexual dysfunction clinical trials: Review and recommendations. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy 31(2): 2005, 153-166

Althof S, Dean J, DeRogatis L Rosen R & Sisson M. Current perspectives on the assessment and diagnosis of female sexual dysfunction and clinical studies of potential therapies: A statement of concern. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2005 2(S3): 147-154

Kingsberg S & Althof S. Evaluation and treatment of female sexual disorders. International Journal of Urogynecology: Journal of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, 2009, 20: Supl 1, S33-S43.

Sex Therapy

Sex Therapy and Combined Sex-Medical Therapy

Althof S. What's new in sex therapy. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2010, 7: 5-13