Decreased Sexual Desire Screener (DSDS)

Results are to be discussed with your health care provider.

Each question is answered Yes or No.


1. In the past, was your level of sexual desire or interest good and satisfying to you?
2. Has there been a decrease in your level of sexual desire or interest?
3. Are you bothered by your decreased level of sexual desire or interest?
4. Would you like your level of sexual desire or interest to increase?
5. Please select all the factors that you feel may be contributing to your current decrease in sexual desire or interest:
a. An operation, depression, injuries, or other medical condition
b. Medications, drugs, or alcohol you are currently taking
c. Pregnancy, recent childbirth, or menopausal symptoms
d. Other sexual issues you may be having (pain, decreased arousal, or orgasm)
e. Your partner’s sexual problems
f. Dissatisfaction with your relationship or partner
g. Stress or fatigue
1. Clayton A, Goldfischer E, Goldstein I, et al. Validity of the decreased sexual desire screener for diagnosing hypoactive sexual desire disorder. J Sex & Marital Ther. 2009;39:132-143.PR-1006.00 Any use or reproduction of this questionnaire without authorization is prohibited. Reproduced by Lawley Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd, Australia with permission from Sprout Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA. Copyright © 2018 Sprout Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All rights reserved.


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