Decreased Libido

By Renée Grinnell

A lessened interest in or desire for sexual encounters caused by, among other things, stress, relationship troubles, depression, medication, or aging.

Example: A man has been depressed for two months. He and his partner used to enjoy sex almost daily, but now they are having sexual encounters less than once a week.

    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 11 Oct 2008