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Sexual Problems and Distress in Lesbian Women

Sexual Problems and Distress in Lesbian Women Curr Sex Health Rep (2017) 9:136–141 DOI 10.1007/s11930-017-0115-4 INTEGRATING THE PSYCHOSOCIAL (B MCCARTHY, R SEGRAVES AND A CLAYTON, SECTION EDITORS) Maria Manuela Peixoto Published online: 10 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose of Review Current review summarizes the recent literature and contemporary empirical studies on sexual Over the past years, women’s sexual health has received par- problems and associated distress in lesbian women. ticular attention [1–4], with the development of comprehen- Recent Findings Major sexual problems reported by lesbian sive models about female sexual response [e.g., 5], which women are characterized by decreased levels of sexual interest boosted a greater understanding on women’ssexuality.More and desire. Data from recent studies support the idea that recently, the US Food and Drug Administration approved a prevalence rates decrease when associated distress levels were new drug for the treatment of female sexual desire problems, considered, which is consistent with findings from studies Flibanserin [e.g., 6]. Although major accomplishments have with heterosexual samples. been achieved in this field, more research is needed regarding Summary More research is needed to about prevalence and women’s sexuality in same-sex relationships. clinical characterization of sexual problems in lesbian women. In the sexuality field, lesbian http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Current Sexual Health Reports Springer Journals

Sexual Problems and Distress in Lesbian Women

Current Sexual Health Reports , Volume 9 (3) – Jul 10, 2017

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Urology; Endocrinology
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1548-3584
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1548-3592
DOI
10.1007/s11930-017-0115-4
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Curr Sex Health Rep (2017) 9:136–141 DOI 10.1007/s11930-017-0115-4 INTEGRATING THE PSYCHOSOCIAL (B MCCARTHY, R SEGRAVES AND A CLAYTON, SECTION EDITORS) Maria Manuela Peixoto Published online: 10 July 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Abstract Introduction Purpose of Review Current review summarizes the recent literature and contemporary empirical studies on sexual Over the past years, women’s sexual health has received par- problems and associated distress in lesbian women. ticular attention [1–4], with the development of comprehen- Recent Findings Major sexual problems reported by lesbian sive models about female sexual response [e.g., 5], which women are characterized by decreased levels of sexual interest boosted a greater understanding on women’ssexuality.More and desire. Data from recent studies support the idea that recently, the US Food and Drug Administration approved a prevalence rates decrease when associated distress levels were new drug for the treatment of female sexual desire problems, considered, which is consistent with findings from studies Flibanserin [e.g., 6]. Although major accomplishments have with heterosexual samples. been achieved in this field, more research is needed regarding Summary More research is needed to about prevalence and women’s sexuality in same-sex relationships. clinical characterization of sexual problems in lesbian women. In the sexuality field, lesbian

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Current Sexual Health ReportsSpringer Journals

Published: Jul 10, 2017

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