217 results match your criteria Anorgasmia Female


Quality of life and sexual function after abdominal versus laparoscopic hysterectomy: a prospective study.

Minerva Obstet Gynecol 2022 Apr;74(2):137-145

Etlik Zübeyde Hanım Women's Health Education and Research Hospital, University of Health Sciences, Ankara, Turkey.

Background: This study aimed to evaluate the quality of life (QoL) and sexual function of women who underwent total abdominal hysterectomy and total laparoscopic hysterectomy.

Methods: In this prospective cohort study, a total of 121 patients who underwent total abdominal hysterectomy (N.=65) and total laparoscopic hysterectomy (N. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

The Association of Penile Fracture and Female Sexual Abnormalities.

Urol J 2022 Apr 10. Epub 2022 Apr 10.

Health Sciences University, Dışkapı Yıldırım Beyazıt Training and Research Hospital, Urology Clinic, Ankara, Turkey.

Purpose: To study the effect of female sexual abnormalities on the etiology of penile fracture, which is an important urological emergency.

Materials And Methods: The sexual function of the partners of patients with penile fracture (study group, n = 90) treated at our clinic and healthy women (control group, n = 90) were evaluated on a voluntary basis. In both groups, sexual function was evaluated with the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Erectile and Ejaculatory Dysfunction Associated with Use of Psychotropic Drugs: A Systematic Review.

J Sex Med 2021 08 8;18(8):1354-1363. Epub 2021 Jul 8.

Department of Urology, IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico - University of Milan, Milan, Italy. Electronic address:

Background: Sexual dysfunction may be a side effect of treatment with antipsychotics, antidepressants, and other psychotropic drugs.

Aim: To review the evidence concerning male sexual dysfunctions in patients taking psychotropic drugs to provide specific information to nonpsychiatric physicians for the management of these dysfunctions.

Methods: A systematic search of Medline and Embase databases was performed up to October 15, 2020. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Eating disorders and sexuality: A quantitative study in a French medically assisted procreation course.

Brain Behav 2021 08 17;11(8):e02196. Epub 2021 Jun 17.

Department of adolescent and young adult psychiatry, Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, Paris cedex 14, France.

Objective: Among medically assisted procreation (MAP) patients, the prevalence of eating disorders (ED), clinical or subclinical, current or past, is considerable. In addition to metabolic repercussions, the literature suggests that these patients present with more sexual dysfunction, leading to anxiety. This quantitative research on a population of women consulting a MAP department for unexplained or ovulatory infertility proposed to study the sexuality of this population by comparing the sexuality of patients suffering from or having suffered from an ED to the sexuality of the non-ED group. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Comparison of Sexual Dysfunction in Women Who Were or Were Not Victims of Sexual Violence.

J Sex Marital Ther 2021 27;47(6):621-630. Epub 2021 May 27.

Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, São Paulo University, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.

The victims of sexual violence may develop FSD. This retrospective study examined the characteristics of women victims of sexual abuse who had FSD who attended a tertiary hospital from 2004 to 2017. Patients were divided in two groups: women who were victims of sexual violence and women who were not victims (controls). Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2021

Effect of the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing measures on the sexual functions of women treated for vaginismus (genitopelvic pain/penetration disorder).

Int Urogynecol J 2021 05 19;32(5):1265-1271. Epub 2021 Feb 19.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Capa, 34093, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction And Hypothesis: Female sexual function is influenced by the emotional and hormonal state. COVID-19 has been the major global health crisis of our time with high psychosocial impact. Vaginismus is a form of female sexual dysfunction and a subset of genitopelvic pain/penetration disorder in which any form of vaginal penetration is painful or impossible. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Factors influencing sexual functions in Turkish female patients with migraine.

Agri 2020 Nov;32(4):193-201

Department of Neurology, İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa- Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey.

Objectives: Recent studies have shown a more frequent occurrence of sexual dysfunction in patients with headache. The aim of this study was to assess the effects of demographic and clinical characteristics and psychiatric symptoms on sexual dysfunction in Turkish female patients with migraine.

Methods: In all, 18 sexually active patients with episodic migraine (EM), 12 patients with chronic migraine (CM), and 22 healthy controls of similar age were enrolled in the study. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2020

Surgery-related complications and long-term functional morbidity after segmental colo-rectal resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis (ENDO-RESECT morb).

Arch Gynecol Obstet 2020 10 16;302(4):983-993. Epub 2020 Jul 16.

Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Gemelli Molise, Campobasso, Italy.

Purpose: Segmental resection has been generally associated with increased peri-operative risk of major complications. While major complications are widely acknowledged, minor complications, such as slight, to moderate infections, peripheral sensory disturbances, bladder voiding dysfunction, postoperative urinary obstruction, and sexual disorders are less reported. The aim of this study is to investigate the surgery-related complications and functional disorders, as well as to evaluate their persistence after long-term follow-up in women undergone segmental resection for deep infiltrating endometriosis. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
October 2020

Sexual Dysfunction in Parkinson Disease: A Multicenter Italian Cross-sectional Study on a Still Overlooked Problem.

J Sex Med 2020 10 11;17(10):1914-1925. Epub 2020 Jul 11.

IRCCS Centro Neurolesi "Bonino-Pulejo", Messina, Italy. Electronic address:

Background: Prevalence rates of sexual dysfunction (SD) in Parkinson's disease (PD) are likely to be underestimated and their etiology is still unknown. More understanding of this issue is needed.

Aim: To investigate prevalence of SD and its variables, including gender differences, in a sample of PD patients. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
October 2020

Comparison of Vaginal Penetration Cognitions and Metacognitions Between Women With Genito-Pelvic Pain and Penetration Disorder and Healthy Controls.

J Sex Med 2020 05 22;17(5):964-974. Epub 2020 Feb 22.

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Altinbas University, Medical Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background: Investigation of vaginal penetration cognitions and metacognitive beliefs in genito-pelvic pain and penetration disorder (GPPPD) could be important for understanding the underlying mechanisms of sexual disorders.

Aim: The aim of this study was to compare healthy controls and GPPPD women for vaginal penetration cognitions and metacognitions.

Methods: Outpatients with GPPPD (n = 135) and healthy controls (n = 136) were evaluated with Sociodemographic Data Form, Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (SCID-I), SCID nonpatient version, Golombok-Rust Inventory of Sexual Satisfaction Female Form (GRISS), Vaginal Penetration Cognition Questionnaire, Metacognitions Questionnaire (MQ), Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A), SCID and Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D). Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Field Testing of ICD-11 Proposals for Female Sexual Dysfunctions in India: Cognitive Interviews with Patients.

Arch Med Res 2019 11 13;50(8):567-576. Epub 2020 Feb 13.

Department of Psychiatry and Global Mental Health Program, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA.

Background: Women's experiences of female sexual difficulties are shaped by cultural expectations.

Aim Of The Study: To investigate the cultural validity and clinical utility of the classification of female sexual dysfunctions (FSD) in the International Classification of Diseases - 11 Revision (ICD-11) among Indian Women.

Methods: A purposive sample of 22 married women with probable sexual problems underwent cognitive interviews that were conducted using a semi-structured guide. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2019

Sexual problems in the patients with psychiatric disorders

Wiad Lek 2019 Oct;72(10):1984-1988

Department Of Psychiatry In Tarnowskie Góry, School Of Medicine With The Division Of Dentistry In Zabrze, Medical University Of Silesia In Katowice, Tarnowskie Góry, Poland

Sexual disorders are very common problems in the psychiatric patients. Many factors induce sexual dysfunction, e.g. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
October 2019

Female sexual dysfunction associated with idiopathic cerebellar ataxia: A case report.

BMC Womens Health 2019 11 7;19(1):133. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Area of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Salamanca, Campus Miguel de Unamuno. C/ Alfonso X El Sabio s/n, 37007, Salamanca, Spain.

Background: Cerebellar ataxia affects individuals in reproductive age. To date, few clinical cases of cerebellar ataxia and involvement of the cerebellum in sexual response were reported. We report a case of a woman that need to restore skills related for execution of sexual activity and coordination of movements during sexual intercourse. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
November 2019

Evaluation of sexual dysfunctions among women living with a partner in Ouagadougou, Burkina.

Med Sante Trop 2019 Aug;29(3):310-316

CHU YO, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

To study the sexual dysfunctions of women living with a partnerin relationship in the city of Ouagadougou. This was a descriptive, and analytical cross-sectional study collectedwith prospective data collection over the a period of seven (07-) months period from March 1st through November 30th, 2016,. by interviewing It consisted of collecting from 633 women living with a partner in relationship in Ouagadougou data aboutn their sex livfes. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Assessment of Dyadic Adjustment and Sexual Functions in Patients with Bipolar Disorder.

Noro Psikiyatr Ars 2018 2;55(2):171-176. Epub 2018 May 2.

Department of Psychiatry, Çukurova University Medical Faculty, Adana, Turkey.

Introduciton: There are limited studies investigating the relation between dyadic adjustment, and sexual functions. The aim of this study was to compare patients with bipolar disorder (BD) in euthymic phase with healthy controls, and confirm our hypothesis which we expect to find that dyadic adjustment is negatively affected in bipolar patients with sexual dysfunctions (SDs).

Methods: A total of 50 euthymic bipolar patients (32 female, 18 male), and 50 healthy individuals as a control group (27 female, 23 male) were included in the study. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF

Sexual dysfunctions and related variables with sexual function in patients who undergo dialysis for chronic renal failure.

J Clin Nurs 2019 Jan 1;28(1-2):257-269. Epub 2018 Aug 1.

Nursing Department, Health Sciences Faculty, Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey.

Aims And Objectives: To evaluate personality characteristics and psychological symptoms believed to have an effect on the sexual functions and performances of patients undergoing dialysis treatment.

Background: Chronic renal failure is a life-threatening condition which can often have a poor prognosis. The loss of vital kidney function and other complications can affect almost all age groups. Read More

View Article and Full-Text PDF
January 2019