Bio-Sexual Profile of Wives of Males with Sexual Dysfunction

Walaa.M. Abdel-Rahman, Magda.A. Fawaz, Shadia A. Hassan


Background Healthy and satisfying sexual life is an important component of overall quality of life .Aim: This study aims to assess the bio-sexual profile of wives of males with sexual dysfunction .Methods: A descriptive research design was adopted for this study. Sample: A purposive sample of 60 wives of males diagnosed with psychogenic sexual dysfunction ware recruited based on certain inclusion criteria. Setting: Data were collected from andrology and sexual health clinic at EL-Manial university hospital. Tools: Two tools were used to collect the data: structured interview schedule and female sexual profile tool. Results: findings show that the mean   age of   the women was 28. 73 ±5. 74 years, duration of marriage ranged from one month to 20 years with a mean of 5.77+ 5 years. Forty three point three percent had received secondary education, 58.3% were house wives, 93.3% living in urban areas. Regarding to obstetrical and gynecological profile, 33.3% had no children, 93.3% had genital mutilation, and 88.3% have regular menstrual cycle, 98.3% delivered by vaginal deliveries. In addition, 56.4 % use IUDs as a family planning methods,38.3% had complains from genital tract infection as well as,53.3% (n= 32) had sexual complains such as vaginal dryness (35%),difficulty to a achieve orgasm(25%);lack of sexual desire (21.7%) ; also, in relation to  types of sexual complains among their husband ,58.3 % had erectile dysfunction,26.7% had premature ejaculation compare to 1.7% due to lack sensation during sexual practice,  regarding to pattern of sexual  desire among couples, the study findings reveals that  56.7% reported at least once per week, 38.3% from the study sample were moderately satisfied with sexual relation with their husbands ..Conclusion and recommendation:  Wives of males with sexual dysfunction do not receive more attention as male sexual dysfunction in health care facilities in Egypt So, increasing  awareness among health care providers towered the  impact of male sexual dysfunction on their  wives sexual relations is essential.

Key wards: male sexual dysfunction, marital relation, sexual profile, female sexual problems.

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