Article Type: Case Report
A case of spontaneous ejaculation associated with panic disorder which was treated with sertraline and alprazolam
Guliz Senormanci, Osman Hasan Tahsin Kilic, Omer Senormanci
Anxiety may coincide with sexual arousal. Same sympathetic and parasympathetic pathways involving in both conditions may be responsible for this coincidence and anxiety and sexual arousal have similar physiological features. In this case report, we present a 20 year old male patient experiencing spontaneous ejaculations that occur without a prior sexual arousal, and without erection during panic attacks. The ejaculations were not reported to be pleasurable and the content of though included thoughts of guilt due to spontaneous ejaculations. The patient recovered from both panic attacks and spontaneous ejaculation after receiving pharmacological treatment.

Key words: spontaneous ejaculation, panic disorder, sertraline
Journal of Mood Disorders (JMOOD) 2017;7(3):173-5
Online ISSN: 2146 -2380
Print ISSN: 2146-1473
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License