Journal article

Confronting the challenges: Epidemiological study of female sexual dysfunction and the menopause

L Dennerstein, RD Hayes

Journal of Sexual Medicine | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2005

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Despite rapid current and anticipated growth in the number of women who will spend a substantial portion of their life span in the postmenopausal period, the nature, incidence, and prevalence of changes in sexual function during and after the menopausal transition remain poorly characterized. AIM: Challenges inherent in studying the menopausal transition and proposed additions and changes that have emerged from recent consensus conferences on female sexual dysfunction are reviewed. METHODS: Specific topics related to female sexual dysfunction were presented in a Postmenopausal FSD Roundtable in which multidisciplinary international experts participated. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: Ex..

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