Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Katja Elisa Schmidtke

Katja Elisa Schmidtke
HMU Health and Medical University,

  • Research Article
    Health Care in Patients with Sexual Dysfunctions
    Author(s): Katja Elisa SchmidtkeKatja Elisa Schmidtke

    Objective: Previous studies have confirmed the high prevalence of sexual dysfunction and its impact on quality of life. However, this factor has not yet been properly recognized in medical care. Our aim was to inquire about occurrence of sexual dysfunctions and sexual anamnesis in primary care patients. Methods: 801 patients aged between 18 and 40 were included in the study. Female sexual dysfunction was measured by the FSFI, erectile dysfunction by the IEEF-5. Health-related quality of life was measured by the SF12, sexual satisfaction by the NSSS-SD, partnership satisfaction and health by the VAS and depression by the PHQ-9. Patients were also asked about their health care experiences. Results: The study indicates that 35.6% of the women reported sexual dysfunction and 28.2% of the men erectile dysfunction. Patients with sexual dysfunction reported lower levels of quality of life, s.. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1079.1000300

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