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Assessment of physicians’ addressing sexuality in elderly patients with chronic pain

Guilherme Liausu Cherpak, Fânia Cristina dos Santos

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3556

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo determine the frequency with which physicians address their older adult patients with chronic pain about the issue of sexuality.Methods It is a cross sectional, descriptive, analytical study in which physicians answered a questionnaire comprising questions related to addressing the issue of sexuality during appointments.Results A sample of 155 physicians was obtained, 63.9% stated they did not address sexuality in medical interviews and 23.2% did it most of the time. The main reasons for not addressing were lack of time, […]

Sexuality in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: a pilot study

Jucilene Sales da Paixão Silva, Angela Maggio da Fonseca, Vicente Renato Bagnoli, Ana Lucia Cavalcanti, José Maria Soares Jr, Edmund Chada Baracat

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010AO1836

ABSTRACT Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the sexual behavior of women with polycystic ovary syndrome and the relationship between sexual behavior and the clinical parameters related to this syndrome (obesity, hirsutism and menstrual irregularities). Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out involving 48 women with polycystic ovary syndrome. The evaluation was based on the complaints reported by the women with particular emphasis on sexual satisfaction, the presence of a sexual partner, phases of the sexual response […]