Benefits of Sexual Activity on Psychological, Relational, and Sexual Health During the COVID-19 Breakout

@article{Mollaioli2020BenefitsOS,
  title={Benefits of Sexual Activity on Psychological, Relational, and Sexual Health During the COVID-19 Breakout},
  author={Daniele Mollaioli and Andrea Sansone and G. Ciocca and Erika Limoncin and Elena Colonnello and Giorgio Di Lorenzo and Emmanuele Angelo Jannini},
  journal={The Journal of Sexual Medicine},
  year={2020},
  volume={18},
  pages={35 - 49}
}

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