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How Childhood Trauma Affects Sexual Well-Being of an Individual

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  October 25, 2015 at 4:43 PM Research News   - G J E 4
Childhood trauma has been found to have a great impact on later sexual well-being, revealed a new study. The findings will be important to further explore the relative role of traumatization and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) on sexual behavior and well-being, especially to improve sexual therapy for patients who have experienced trauma.
 How Childhood Trauma Affects Sexual Well-Being of an Individual
How Childhood Trauma Affects Sexual Well-Being of an Individual
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Dor the study, researchers analyzed 96 former Swiss indentured child laborers, 22 of whom showed PTSD symptoms and 53 reported having experienced childhood trauma. It was observed that men reported a significantly higher prevalence of both sexual concerns and dysfunctional sexual behavior compared with women.

Lead author Karin Rechsteiner said, "Sexual problems have a great impact on the psychological well-being of individuals of all age groups, so that it is important to continue investigating sexuality also in later life."

The study appears in Sexual Medicine.

Source: ANI

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