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A 30-year-old female asked:

I've noticed that im not as sexually active with my partner and don't know why could it be my depression. we use to have sex all the time?

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Dr. Kenneth Smith
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Depression: Can frequently affect libido as well as medication to treat depression can effect one sexually.
Dr. Julia Mchugh
Clinical Psychology 11 years experience
Yes: Depression often has impacting factors on sexual motivation and drive. Depression makes you not want to do things you used to enjoy or make you happy. As your depression reduces you sex drive will likely improve. There is also a possibility there is a relationship issue. I would seek therapeutic support for better answers.

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Last updated Jan 9, 2016

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