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Dr. Pat Consults: Is the ‘Female Viagra’ for Me?

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
Important work by Rosemary Basson, M.D., introduced the concept of a “circular” response cycle in women, as opposed to the more “linear” one that describes male sexuality, in which desire leads to arousal as a prelude to sex. Many women report “multiple reasons for initiating or agreeing to sex,” and desire may not be experienced until after arousal.
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