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The Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI): a multidimensional self-report instrument for the assessment of female sexual function.
The results support the reliability and psychometric (as well as clinical) validity of the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) in the assessment of key dimensions of female sexual function in clinical and nonclinical samples and suggest important gender differences in the patterning of femaleSexual function in comparison with similar questionnaire studies in males.
Report of the international consensus development conference on female sexual dysfunction: definitions and classifications.
The Female Sexual Distress Scale (FSDS): Initial Validation of a Standardized Scale for Assessment of Sexually Related Personal Distress in Women
- L. Derogatis, R. Rosen, S. Leiblum, A. Burnett, J. Heiman
- PsychologyJournal of Sex & Marital Therapy
- 24 June 2002
The initial stages in the development and validation of the Female Sexual Distress Scale are described, providing solid support for the FSDS as a valid and reliable measure for assessing sexually related personal distress in women.
A Psychoeducational Intervention for Sexual Dysfunction in Women with Gynecologic Cancer
It is suggested that a brief 3-session PED can significantly improve aspects of sexual response, mood, and quality of life in gynecologic cancer patients, and has implications for establishing the components of a psychological treatment program for FSAD.
Sexual Satisfaction and Relationship Happiness in Midlife and Older Couples in Five Countries
- J. Heiman, J. S. Long, Shawna N. Smith, W. Fisher, M. Sand, R. Rosen
- PsychologyArchives of Sexual Behavior
- 26 January 2011
Within the long-term committed relationship context, there were significant gender differences in correlates of sexual and relationship satisfaction, with sexual functioning a common predictor of both types of satisfaction and physical intimacy a more consistent and salient predictor for men.
A psychophysiological exploration of sexual arousal patterns in females and males.
- J. Heiman
- 1 May 1977
Fifty-nine female and 39 male undergraduates completed 3 sessions of a psychophysiological study on sexual arousal. Subjects were assigned to one of six experimental groups. Subjects within each…
Definitions of women's sexual dysfunction reconsidered: Advocating expansion and revision
- R. Basson, S. Leiblum, W. W. Schultz
- PsychologyJournal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and…
- 1 January 2003
Based on the review of existing evidence-based research, many modifications to the definitions of women's sexual dysfunctions are recommended and a recommendation is made that all diagnoses be accompanied by descriptors relating to associated contextual factors and to the degree of distress.
Affective and physiological sexual response patterns: the effects of instructions on sexually functional and dysfunctional men.
Report of the International Consensus Development Conference on Female Sexual Dysfunction: Definitions and Classifications
83 Address correspondence to Rosemary Basson, Echelon Bldg., Vancouver Hospital, 855 W. 12th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., Canada V5Z 1M9. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Supported by the Sexual…
Development of a sexual function questionnaire for clinical trials of female sexual dysfunction.
- F. Quirk, J. Heiman, R. Rosen, E. Laan, Michael D. Smith, M. Boolell
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of women's health & gender-based medicine
- 1 April 2002
The results suggest that the SFQ may be a valuable new tool for evaluating and diagnosing subsets of FSD and, ultimately, for evaluating treatments of these disorders.