Sex, menopause and social context: a qualitative study with heterosexual women.

@article{Hinchliff2010SexMA,
  title={Sex, menopause and social context: a qualitative study with heterosexual women.},
  author={Sharron Hinchliff and Merryn Gott and Christine Ingleton},
  journal={Journal of health psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={
          724-33
        }
}
Most research on sex and menopause has been conducted within a biomedical framework describing how, for example, declining hormone levels result in reduced sexual desire. Little research has examined women's own perspectives. In this article we present an analysis of interview data from 12 British women experiencing natural menopause. Analysis identified the key role of interpersonal factors in sexual pleasure, alongside heterogeneity with regard to changes in sexual desire and orgasm. The… CONTINUE READING
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