Premature ejaculation is a male sexual dysfunction characterized by short, easily stimulated ejaculation that occurs always or nearly always before or within one minute of vaginal penetration.
It is involuntarily controlled and causes negative personal consequences like distress, frustration and avoidance of sexual intimacy.
Exact etiology and risk factors are unknown.

Patient Education

Education & Coaching

  • Used to address conditions of PE that are not treated w/ pharmacological therapy
  • Helps the patient to discriminate facts from myths by providing information about prevalence of PE & general population IELT
  • May help patients w/ PE who avoid sexual activity, are unwilling to discuss issues w/ their partner or limit their sexual repertoire because they fear sexual excitement
  • A medical intervention w/ basic psychoeducation is initially recommended in lifelong PE as it is likely to have an organic etiology
    • However, if the PE has resulted in psychological & relationship concerns, graded levels of patient & couple counselling, guidance, &/or relationship therapy may be a useful adjunct to the medical intervention

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A free booklet entitled ‘Your Question on ED’ is now available to the public. It aims to provide answers to questions frequently asked by Malaysians about erectile dysfunction (ED).