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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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January 2019

Recovering sexual satisfaction after prolapse surgery: a secondary analysis of surgical recovery.

Int Urogynecol J 2018 Nov 30;29(11):1675-1680. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Northwestern University, 250 E Superior Street- Suite 5-2370, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA.

Introduction And Hypothesis: We compared pre- and postoperative sexual function scores in sexually active women undergoing pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery.

Methods: Planned secondary analysis of women enrolled in the Restricted Convalescence: Outcomes Following Urogynecologic Procedures study, a randomized trial of postoperative activity after POP surgery. All participants could return to sexual activity at 6 weeks. Read More

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November 2018

No. 279-Female Sexual Health Consensus Clinical Guidelines.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2018 06;40(6):e451-e503

Ottawa, ON.

Objective: To establish national guidelines for the assessment of women's sexual health concerns and the provision of sexual health care for women.

Evidence: Published literature was retrieved through searches of PubMed, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library from May to October 2010, using appropriate controlled vocabulary (e.g. Read More

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The Impact of Body Awareness on Women's Sexual Health: A Comprehensive Review.

Sex Med Rev 2020 Apr 18;8(2):242-255. Epub 2018 Apr 18.

Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA.

Introduction: Body awareness has been linked to female sexual response in laboratory manipulation studies and is used in clinical settings to ameliorate sexual difficulties.

Aim: To evaluate and review the literature on body awareness and female sexual function.

Methods: A literature review was conducted through PsycInfo, PsycARTICLES, and PubMed using terms such as body awareness and sexual function. Read More

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History of the Treatment of Female Sexual Dysfunction(s).

Annu Rev Clin Psychol 2018 05 22;14:29-54. Epub 2018 Jan 22.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5Z3, Canada; email:

This article reviews the history of the treatment of women's sexual problems from the Victorian era to the twenty-first century. The contextual nature of determining what constitutes female sexual psychopathology is highlighted. Conceptions of normal sexuality are subject to cultural vagaries, making it difficult to identify female sexual dysfunctions. Read More

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Genital vibration for sexual function and enhancement: a review of evidence.

Sex Relation Ther 2018 2;33(3):263-274. Epub 2018 Jan 2.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

Vibration, as provided by a genital vibrator, is commonly regarded as a tool to enhance sexual pleasure and in modern day society falls under the category of a . However, the vibrator was not originally intended to be a toy, and its benefits reach far beyond that of a plaything. This article is a narrative review of the current evidence regarding the use of vibratory stimulation for the treatment of sexual dysfunction and/or sexual and relationship enhancement. Read More

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January 2018

No. 279-Female Sexual Health Consensus Clinical Guidelines.

J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2017 Dec;39(12):e535-e541

Ottawa, ON.

Objective: To establish national guidelines for the assessment of women's sexual health concerns and the provision of sexual health care for women.

Evidence: Published literature was retrieved through searches of PubMed, CINAHL, and the Cochrane Library from May to October 2010, using appropriate controlled vocabulary (e .g. Read More

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December 2017

Hypertension and obesity comorbidities increases coronary risk, affects domains of sexual function and sexual quality of life.

Int J Impot Res 2018 Feb 27;30(1):8-13. Epub 2017 Nov 27.

Department of Medical Laboratory Science, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana.

About 25% of the world's adult population suffers from arterial hypertension with about 1.5 billion estimated to develop hypertension by 2025. Hypertensive patients have been reported to have a higher risk of developing diabetes and sexual dysfunction. Read More

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February 2018