Journal article

The impact of aging on sexual function and sexual dysfunction in women: A review of population-based studies

R Hayes, L Dennerstein

Journal of Sexual Medicine | BLACKWELL PUBLISHING | Published : 2005

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Scientific interest in the impact of aging on women's sexual function and dysfunction has increased in the half century since Kinsey described age-related changes in women's sexual activities. However, a range of methodological issues limit the conclusions that can be drawn from many published studies in this area. AIM: To review community-based studies investigating changes in women's sexual function and sexual dysfunction with age, taking into account confounders to aging and methodological limitations. METHODS: Electronic databases were searched for published studies investigating changes in sexual function and dysfunction with age. A critical review was carried out. MAIN OU..

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