The neurobiology of the male sexual refractory period

Publication date: September 2018
Source:Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Volume 92
Author(s): Seizert A. Curtis
Despite having been recognized for many years, the mechanisms governing the male sexual refractory period (post-ejaculatory refractory period, post-ejaculatory interval) remain poorly understood. This review examines the brain and spinal areas putatively involved in this phenomenon to draw a coherent picture from the available data. It is hoped that this will reveal where further research will offer the potential for crucial insights on this topic.

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