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INTRODUCTION Male-to-female (MtF) and female-to-male (FtM) individuals with transsexualism (International Classification of Diseases-10) may differ in core clinical and sociodemographic variables such as age, sexual orientation, marriage and parenthood, school, educational level, and employment. Assessing and understanding the implication of such(More)
INTRODUCTION Several models have been used to describe men's and women's sexual responses. These models have been conceptualized as linear or circular models. The circular models were proposed to describe women's sexual function best. AIM This study aims to determine whether men and women thought that current theoretical models of sexual responses(More)
INTRODUCTION Results from a previous study showed that sexuality was negatively affected in females with untreated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Data are sparse on the long-term effects of nocturnal continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment on sexual difficulties and sexual distress in female patients with OSA. AIM The aim of the present study(More)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the informative content of referrals and discharge summary letters concerning patients admitted acutely to the Department of Internal Medicine in a Danish district hospital, and to estimate the delivery time for discharge summary letters. A total of 132 patients were consecutively enrolled from May 2nd to May 30th 1995.(More)
The following immunologic in vitro tests were applied on peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) from patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): concanavalin A (Con A)-induced suppressor test, Con A-activated lymphoblast transformation test, and spontaneous lymphoblast transformation test. Concomitant phenotypic characterization of subsets of(More)
Human monocyte-depleted peripheral blood mononuclear cells were separated in T4+ and T8+ populations by a panning technique. Petri dishes coated with goat anti-mouse antibodies were plated by peripheral blood mononuclear cells coated by monoclonal antibodies, either T4 or T8. The cell populations were separated into adherent and non-adherent populations(More)
INTRODUCTION Vestibulodynia is an increasingly recognized problem among women and is often difficult to treat. AIM This randomized, double blinded, placebo-controlled study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of Botox in the treatment of vestibulodynia. METHODS Sixty-four women were randomized to receive Botox (N = 32) or saline placebo (N = 32). Botulinum(More)
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an increasing health concern throughout the world. DM is categorized as either type 1 (DM-1) or type 2 (DM-2), where DM-1 represents a lack of insulin production, and DM-2 is characterized by a relative lack of insulin (i.e., decreased sensitivity to the effect of insulin). DM has long been considered a risk factor for sexual(More)
INTRODUCTION Obstructive sleep apnea is defined as repetitive (≥5/hour) partial or complete cessation of breathing during sleep. Whereas obstructive sleep apnea is often considered to be associated with sexual problems in men, studies concerning effects of obstructive sleep apnea on female sexual function and distress are sparse. AIM To investigate sexual(More)
BACKGROUND Child and adolescent sexual abuse (CSA) increases the risk for adult sexual assault (ASA), and psychological vulnerability as well as aspects of CSA and upbringing might influence the risk. AIMS The aims of this study were to investigate whether women who reported both CSA and ASA: 1) have been exposed to more severe CSA and 2) have greater(More)