J Sex Med 2012 Oct 27;9(10):2516-24. Epub 2012 Jun 27.
Department of Obstetrics, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP-EPM), Hospital Pérola Byington, Centro de Referência da Saúde da Mulher, São Paulo, Brazil.
Introduction: Sexual difficulties and questions regarding sexual function are frequent in pregnancy, yet they are infrequently discussed in academic communities, medical schools, and residency programs. Embarrassment, lack of experience, inadequate communication skills and insufficient knowledge on how to deal with sexual complaints, and questions in pregnancy are common, especially among young health professionals.
Aim: The aim of this study was to assess and compare the attitude and behavior of Brazilian residents in three different medical programs (obstetrics-gynecology, internal medicine, and psychiatry) toward sexual health issues of pregnant patients. Read More