Differentiating components of sexual well-being in women: are sexual satisfaction and sexual distress independent constructs?

@article{Stephenson2010DifferentiatingCO,
  title={Differentiating components of sexual well-being in women: are sexual satisfaction and sexual distress independent constructs?},
  author={Kyle Richard Stephenson and Cindy M. Meston},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={2458-68}
}
INTRODUCTION Sexual satisfaction and sexual distress are common outcome measures in studies of sexual health and well-being. However, confusion remains as to if and how the two constructs are related. While many researchers have conceptualized satisfaction and distress as polar opposites, with a lack of satisfaction indicating high distress and vice versa, there is a growing movement to view satisfaction and distress as relatively independent factors and measure them accordingly. AIM The… CONTINUE READING

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