When comorbidities were independently evaluated, it was determined that the total sexual dysfunction
score was higher in male patients with DM than in those without DM (p=0.038).
Management of sexual dysfunction
in patients with cardiovascular disease: recommendations of the Princeton Consensus Panel.
Last-observation-carried-forward analysis was not used because there was a possibility of change in sexual function between visits owing to either improvement in sexual function secondary to improved depression / anxiety or worsening sexual dysfunction
secondary to antidepressant-emergent adverse effects.
Initially, many patients and providers may hesitate to discuss sexual dysfunction
, but the annual exam is a good opportunity to broach the topic of sexual health.
"If you don't ask about sexual dysfunction
, your patients won't tell.
Unlike the field of male sexual dysfunction
, in which progress has been observed, the pathologic physiology, psychology and treatment of female sexual dysfunction
are insufficiently elucidated as a result of the lack of a reliable diagnostic classification system and the limited number of studies performed.
The FSFI questionnaire created in 2000 was developed as a brief, general, diagnostic epidemiological survey method for use all over the world.[sup] A population-based sample study involved 5463 women aged 18–49 years in Finland in 2008 and found that 34.4% of women had sexual dysfunction
(cutoff score ≤26.55).[sup] In 2010, Echeverry et al .[sup] reported the prevalence of FSD in sexually active women aged 18–40 years in Medellin, Colombia, as 30% (cutoff score ≤26.55).
The single report by Acele and Karacam (21) showed that 91.3% of postpartum women in Turkey reported sexual dysfunction
. On the other hand, in studies carried out worldwide, the rate of sexual dysfunction
in the postpartum women ranged from 20% to 76% (8,12,13,15).
Women with total FSFI scores less than 26.55 were classified as having sexual dysfunction
Female sexual dysfunction
may be affected from bio-psychological and cultural factors and therefore requires a multidisciplinary approach involving teamwork.
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder is a sexual dysfunction
characterized by distress related to loss or decreased sexual interest.
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