Materials and Methods: 300 infertile women who were referred to IVF centre for the management of their infertility problems were involved in this study, following informed consent. They were asked to complete the standard validated tool, FSFI questionnaire. Distribution of sexual dysfunction and its relationship to infertility and marriage duration were analysed through SPSS software.
Results: The most common sexual dysfunction was orgasmic disorder (36%) and the rates of sexual desire disorder, arousal, lubrication, satisfaction and pain were 74%, 59%, 55%, 23% and 46% respectively. More than 50% of cases had classical female sexual dysfunction concerns.
Conclusion: According to the high rate of sexual dysfunction in this study and almost the same rate as in other studies, gynaecologists, especially infertility specialists should pay more attention to this important issue and encourage patients to have an evaluation by a psychologist or counsellor.
World Health Organization’s Diagnostic Manual, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), is being revised, with ICD-11 currently due for approval in 2017. A WHO-appointed working group, of which the presenter is a member, has proposed a range of diagnostic reforms in the area of sexual disorders and sexual health. They are now being field-tested.
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.
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