Older women's sexuality

@article{Yee2003OlderWS,
  title={Older women's sexuality},
  author={Lesley Yee and Kendra J Sundquist},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={2003},
  volume={178}
}
In consultations with older women, doctors should ask about sexual problems. A holistic approach is needed to examine the many different factors that can affect sexuality. Hormonal changes associated with ageing have an impact on women's sexuality. Doctors need to have a clear idea of the place of hormonal treatment for different sexual problems. Physical changes associated with ageing, including illness and disability, may interfere with sexual expression. Diseases of the endocrine, vascular… 
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This study was planned as a qualitative study to identify the changes in the sex life and problems of 15 married women 60 years or older who presented to Family Health Centers affiliated with
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