Does Obesity Increase Sexual Dysfunction in Women?

This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of sexual dysfunction among women with obesity who are otherwise healthy and applied to the diet center of a hospital located in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey

Ayten Şentürk Erenel

2012

Scholarcy highlights

  • This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of sexual dysfunction among women with obesity who are otherwise healthy and applied to the diet center of a hospital located in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey
  • Data were collected using the personal data form developed by the authors and the female sexual dysfunction inventory
  • Severe dysfunction were observed in 12.8 % of the participants
  • Female sexual function in the present study was not found correlated with several variables, such as the level of education, work status, menopausal status, and knowledge of sexuality
  • In order to improve women with obesity’s health and well-being diet to lose weight as well as sexual counseling are to be recommended

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