The relationship between negative mood and sexuality in heterosexual college women and men

@article{Lykins2006TheRB,
  title={The relationship between negative mood and sexuality in heterosexual college women and men},
  author={Amy D. Lykins and Erick Janssen and Cynthia Ann Graham},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={43},
  pages={136 - 143}
}
Negative mood states, such as depression and anxiety, are typically associated with decreased sexual interest and arousal. However, there is also some evidence that depressed or anxious mood may increase sexual interest or arousal in some individuals. In this study, 663 female college students (mean age = 18.9 years, SD = 1.21) answered questions regarding the effects of anxious and depressed mood on sexual interest and arousal and completed trait measures of sexual excitation and inhibition… 

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