Yes, the survey reported above is probably accurate. Depression ate my libido.

Often, you're too bloody depressed to have sex, particularly if you're not actually in a relationship and so having sex would mean leaving the house to find someone to fuck. Sex also requires things like basic personal hygiene and some kind of motivation, often completely incompatible with the depressive mindset.

Alternatively, sex is a fantastic experience, fills the void, gives you something to feel besides depression and makes lying in bed all day that much more rewarding. Also, depression is an extremely isolating illness, whereas sex is about as close as you can get.

Other issues can include the following: