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Female sexual dysfunction in iranian postmenopausal women: Prevalence and correlation with hormonal profile

Moghassemi, S. and Ziaei, S. and Haidari, Z. (2011) Female sexual dysfunction in iranian postmenopausal women: Prevalence and correlation with hormonal profile. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 8 (11). pp. 3154-3159. ISSN 17436095 (ISSN)

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Abstract

Introduction. Female sexual dysfunction is a current and multifactorial status that greatly affects quality of life. Menopause, aging, and probably hormonal instability are some of these drastic factors. Aim. Determine the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in Iranian postmenopausal women and the relationship to serum status of sex hormones and sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG). Methods. A total of 149 healthy postmenopausal women aged 43-64, nonhormone therapy user, with intact uterus and ovaries, enrolled in the cross-sectional study. Main Outcome Measures. Female sexual function was evaluated by utilizing the Female Sexual Function Index. Hormonal serum concentration was measured by enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA). Also, free testosterone and free estradiol indexes were calculated. The analysis was performed by using SPSS 16. Results. Mean age of sample was 52.19±3.76 with 47.48±36.5 month amenorrhea. In the study, 69.8% of women showed sexual dysfunction in Desire and 61.7% in Arousal, these two being the most affected domains. Lubrication (49.7%), Pain Domain (45.0%), Orgasm (40.3%), and Satisfaction (36.9%) were in later degree among six assessed domains. There was no difference between the two groups-with and without dysfunction-in hormone level and SHBG. Conclusion. In Iranian postmenopausal women, Desire and Arousal are the most prevalent menopausal sexual dysfunctions, and Female Sexual Dysfunction is much more than just a hormonal problem. © 2011 International Society for Sexual Medicine.

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Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - J. Sex. Med. [Field not mapped to EPrints] C2 - 21676181 [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Midwifery, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Midwifery, School of Medicine, University of Tarbiat Modares, Tehran, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Nursing and Midwifery Faculty, Free University of Najaf-Abad, Isfahan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cross-sectional, Female sexual dysfunction, Menopause, Sex, SHBG, Testosterone, sex hormone, sex hormone binding globulin, adult, aged, amenorrhea, article, cross-sectional study, dyspareunia, enzyme linked immunosorbent assay, female, female sexual dysfunction, hormone blood level, human, Iran, lubrication, major clinical study, orgasm, postmenopause, priority journal, sexual arousal disorder, sexual function, sexual satisfaction, Adult, Cross-Sectional Studies, Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Estradiol, Female, Gonadal Steroid Hormones, Humans, Iran, Libido, Middle Aged, Prevalence, Questionnaires, Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin, Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological, Statistics, Nonparametric, Testosterone
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
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Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2015 05:11
Last Modified: 16 May 2015 09:18
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2086

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