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Sexuality in persons with limb amputation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12562065     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Eighty-five (85) persons with limb amputation participated in a self-report survey with the aim of describing their physical and psychological status in their sexual life. The questionnaire was organised to reveal not only the physical aspect of sexual life but also life satisfaction. The results indicated that: 1) 43.5% of the respondents talked about sexual issues with somebody in daily life; 2) 60.0% of the respondents engaged in coitus; and 3) the existence of a partner was shown to be a factor associated with satisfaction with sexual life.
Authors:
M Ide; T Watanabe; T Toyonaga
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prosthetics and orthotics international     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0309-3646     ISO Abbreviation:  Prosthet Orthot Int     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-03     Completed Date:  2003-04-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7707720     Medline TA:  Prosthet Orthot Int     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  189-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, St. Mary's Hospital, Kurume, Japan. VZA07307@niftyserve.or.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Amputees / psychology*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Personal Satisfaction
Sexuality

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