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Persistent genital arousal disorder: a clinical challenge
  1. Amin Gadit
  1. Department of Psychiatry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Professor Amin Gadit, amin.muhammad{at}


A 54-year-old woman presented to a community-based psychiatric clinic with unique problem of persistent genital arousal disorder. All relevant investigations were normal. Treatment with psychotropic medication and psychotherapy did not help. The patient though reported improvement in mood. The patient has been followed up since 2011 and visits the clinic every 3 months without much improvement in the disorder. Hence, this case has become a clinical challenge in terms of treatment.

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