The long‐term effects of vasectomy on sexual behaviour

@article{Dias1983TheLE,
  title={The long‐term effects of vasectomy on sexual behaviour},
  author={P L Dias},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1983},
  volume={67}
}
  • P. Dias
  • Published 1 May 1983
  • Medicine
  • Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
ABSTRACT ‐ Two hundred soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army who had undergone vasectomy at least 4 years earlier were interviewed by a pretested questionnaire to determine the incidence and nature of any changes in sexual behaviour after the operation. Fifty‐six percent re‐ported some change in their sexual behaviour after vasectomy. A de‐creased frequency of intercourse being reported by 15%, a decreased sexual desire by 19% and changes in sexual behaviour during inter‐course by 33%. Seven percent… 
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