The research low sexual desire and arousal (or sexual dysfunction) in women

This page is a hub for scientific research on female sexual interest/arousal disorder (FSIAD), hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) and female sexual arousal disorder (FSAD) in women.

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Peixoto MM, Nobre P. 2015 - This study aims to assess and compare the frequency of self-perceived sexual problems and associated levels of distress in lesbians and heterosexual women.

Quinn-Nilas C, Milhausen RR, McKay A and Holzapfel S, 2018 - Sexual problems are common among midlife men and women, and studies have identified a range of demographic, health, and relational correlates. Research on prevalence of these sexual problems within Canada is sparse and is warranted given the unique context related to provision of health care services in contrast to other countries.

Holt LL, Chung YB, Janssen E and Peterson ZD, 2021 - This study addressed three goals related to better understanding the factors that contribute to female sexual satisfaction.

Kingsberg SA et al., 2019 - To evaluate the safety and efficacy of bremelanotide for the treatment of premenopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder.

Lammerink EAG et al., 2017 - After the diagnosis and treatment of disease, a major barrier to research on psychosexual functioning is the lack of a consistent estimate for the prevalence of female sexual dysfunction in the general population.

Harris EA, Gormezano AM and van Anders SM, 2022 - Low sexual desire in women is usually studied as a problem, one that is located within women. However, other possibilities exist, including known gender inequities related to heteronormative gender roles.