No gender differences were found, implying that body image and sexual satisfaction are equally strongly associated with perceived relationship quality in women and men. Sexuality in gynaecological cancer patients. These results suggest that information and supportive interventions developed to alleviate sexual difficulties and facilitate sexual renegotiation should be offered to men and women with both sexual and non-sexual cancers, rather than primarily focused on individuals with sexual and reproductive cancers, as is the case currently.
J Clin Oncol. Method Six hundred and fifty seven people with cancer women, men and partners 87 women, 61 menacross a range of sexual and non-sexual cancers, completed a survey consisting of standardized measures of sexual functioning, depression and anxiety, quality of life, relationship satisfaction, dyadic sexual communication, and self-silencing, as well as ratings of the importance of sex to life and relationships.
Deterioration in physical wellbeing may be associated with cancer treatment in the case of men and women with cancer [ 1112 ].
However, knowledge about these topics and their associations in adult survivors of childhood cancer is largely. Greater sexual self-acceptance was associated with life satisfactionand familism moderated this association. Oral Oncol.
We used a cross-sectional questionnaire with a national probability sample. The sexual adaptation of women treated for endometrial cancer. Partnered — Not living together.
Reported low level of satisfaction with partner relationship and male sexual dysfunctions per se are likely to co-occur with manifest but, to a lesser extent, mild distressing sexual dysfunctions in Swedish women aged years. Infertile couples only think of having children during their sexual intercourse, and their constant concern about this issue increases their stress level.
Breast cancer diagnosis and its treatment affecting the self.
However, the majority of participants in the present study described sexuality as an important aspect of their life and relationship, supporting previous reports that many late middle aged and older adults are sexually interested and active [ , ].
These findings reinforce the importance of recognizing the inter-subjective nature of sexual difficulties experienced after cancer, and the importance of researchers and clinicians adopting a relational approach [ 88 , , ], including the development of couple-based information and support for sexual difficulties [ ].
An updated literature review. This study therefore sets out to investigate personality traits and sexual satisfaction as determinants of marital satisfaction Unexpectedly, higher desired sexual frequency was associated with lower sexual satisfaction ; however, this finding only emerged after controlling for actual sexual frequency, suggesting that discrepancies between desired and actual sex frequency may be important for FSG couples.