There seems to be a weak phenotypic and genetic basis for including sexual distress as a diagnostic indicator of FSD. Instead, the data indicate that unrelated psychological factors play an important role in sexual distress and tentatively suggest that sexual distress is less a consequence of FSD and more related to general anxiety among women.
Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, UK. a.burri [at] qmul.ac.uk
Psychol Med. 2011 Nov;41(11):2435-45
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