An Epidemiological Survey of Post-Coital Psychological Symptoms in a UK Population Sample of Female Twins

  title={An Epidemiological Survey of Post-Coital Psychological Symptoms in a UK Population Sample of Female Twins},
  author={Andrea Burri and Tim D. Spector},
  journal={Twin Research and Human Genetics},
  pages={240 - 248}
Postcoital psychological symptoms (PPS) is a virtually unexplored phenomenon in the female population even though women frequently complain about irritability and motiveless crying after intercourse and/or orgasm. The aim of this study was to explore the epidemiology and genetic influences of PPS in a UK population sample of women. 1,489 unselected female twins aged 18–85 completed questions on recent and persistent PPS and potential risk factors. Standard methods of quantitative genetic… 
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