Impact of Peyronie's disease on sexual and psychosocial functioning: qualitative findings in patients and controls.

@article{Rosen2008ImpactOP,
  title={Impact of Peyronie's disease on sexual and psychosocial functioning: qualitative findings in patients and controls.},
  author={Raymond C. Rosen and Joseph A. Catania and Tom F. Lue and Stanley E. Althof and J. P. Henne and Wayne J G Hellstrom and Laurence A. Levine},
  journal={The journal of sexual medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 8},
  pages={1977-84}
}
INTRODUCTION There are no validated scales for assessing the psychosocial impact of Peyronie's disease (PD), which affects approximately 5-10% of men over age 50. AIM To develop a psychometrically valid outcome measure for assessing psychosocial and sexual consequences of PD. To conduct a qualitative study of men with PD and age-matched controls, and design a new patient-reported outcome measure of PD. METHODS An expert advisory panel identified relevant topics and conceptual areas to be… CONTINUE READING