Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of comorbid conditions in patients presenting with ED.
Methods: This is a hospital based study and the population consists of 15357 consecutive patients (13402 males and 1955 females) who sought treatment for various sexual problems at Dr. Promodu’s Institute of Sexual and Marital Health Pvt. Ltd, Kochi, South India between February 2006 and January 2015. Out of the 13402 male patients, there were 8690 cases (64.84%) with ED. Evaluation was done based on case history, clinical interview, physical examination, laboratory investigations and imaging procedures.
Results: The major, systemic medical conditions indentified in patients with ED are dyslipidemia in 23.1%, diabetes mellitus in 22.23%, hypertension in 13%, coronary heart disease in 1.66%, thyroid disorder in 0.32% and pituitary adenoma in 0.13%. Other conditions identified were urological problems in 21.32%, mental disorders in 6.9% and infections in 1.73%. Sexual concerns noticed in 2.79%. Eighteen percent of patients had pre-existing premature ejaculatory dysfunction.
Conclusion: The study could enlist the different comorbid conditions in patients suffering from ED and this will be of immense help in considering the treatment options.
The concept of gender dysphoria is a subject of intense controversy and debate. Objectives: The aim of this study is to assess demographic and clinical characteristics, comorbid disorders and sexual behavior of 84 gender dysphoric (gender identity disorder) persons, diagnosed according to DSM-5 and divided into 54 female-to-male (FTM) and 30 male-tofemale (MTF).
Introduction and objectives: Homosexuality has been considered a mental health disorder and this pathological view was challenged four decades ago culminating in diagnostic systems (the ICD and DSM) regarding it as an alternative lifestyle rather than a pathological state. Homosexual individuals are prone to psychological distress, which may manifest as depression and suicidal ideation. This has been attributed to the lingering discrimination homosexual individuals are exposed to. There is a dearth of information in Nigeria with regards to this topic and this work is an attempt to fill this gap. The objectives of this study were to determine and compare the prevalence of depression and suicidal ideation in homosexual students and heterosexual controls in a Nigerian university.
Objective: Through this research on the sexual life of wrinkly and elderly women in China, we hope to understand the status of sexual health of the aged Chinese women.
Mandatory sexual education in Mexican elementary schools still faces parents’ opposition under the arguments that their children are not old enough to be exposed to the subject. Through their own children’s drawings, this research proved to parents that their children had already been exposed to great extent of sexual information that needs scientific and correct guidance. The main objective of this exploratory study was to assess, through children’s drawings, their views about pregnancy at an early age and use the results to promote, among the parents, the acceptance of sexual education programs at the schools.
An audit of Western Australian universities found pre-service teachers have limited opportunity to study health-related courses (termed units in Australia), and when they are offered there is often little focus on Sexuality and Relationships Education (SRE). Curtin University has recently established an undergraduate course for Bachelor of Education students, which focuses solely on the delivery of evidence-based SRE.
The sexual response in women is complex. The association of infertility and sexual dysfunction is overlapping. Sexuality is an important and integral part of every woman’s life. The aim of this study was to assess the degree of sexual dysfunction among infertile women and its correlation with age, duration of marriage and aetiology of infertility in women.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent