Sex, Drugs, and Rock and Roll or Banker’s Little Helper

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Monday Mrs. H is one of my favorite patients, so you can imagine I was taken aback when this pleasant 72-year-old woman greeted me by saying, “I have a bone to pick with you, son!” Turns out, Mr. H had been to see me a few weeks back requesting sildenafil, and since then Mrs. H’s previously restful evenings have been, shall we say, disturbed. This is not the first time that a little organ rejuvenation has led to problems for the recipients. In fact, I’m aware of another elderly couple for whom it was the trigger for a separation. It makes you wonder if there are times that you should just let sleeping dogs lie, if you know what I mean.​

Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2005;7(2):72-73