Prevalence and etiology of orgasm disorders in women

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Zahra Salmani 1 , * , Mitra Tadayon 2 , Kazem Alavifazel 3

1 Dept. of Midwifery, School of Nursing And Midwifery, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran

2 Dept. of Midwifery, School of Nursing And Midwifery, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

3 Dept. of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Ahvaz University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran

How to Cite: Salmani Z, Tadayon M, Alavifazel K. Prevalence and etiology of orgasm disorders in women, J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2010 ; 14(1):e79545.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 14 (1); e79545
Published Online: June 19, 2010
Article Type: Research Article
Received: August 15, 2009
Accepted: November 24, 2009

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Abstract

Background: Orgasm is the height of enjoyment in sexual behaviors that disordering of this stage in women induced them privation and failure senses. Anorgasmia could be source of psychological and physiological disturbance for women and may cause problems for her partner does not enjoy enough from sexual relation and may induce incompatible marital and results in vulnerable children. The aim of study was to determine prevalence and etiology of anorgasmia.

  Methods: 1200 women have been recruited using easy sampling method from women, aged 15-65 years, who referred to Hesarak Polyclinic in Karaj during 2004-5. Data was collected by in person interview and questionnaire. Validity content face and reliability concurrent method were used. Data was analyzed using statistical tests of X2, Manwittny and t-test by SPSS software.

Results: The prevalence of orgasm disorder was 26.3%. There was significant relationship between anorgasmia and women age, age of husband, age of marriage, educational level, health and sexual information and education via parents and marital satisfaction (P<0.05). Relation between anorgasmia and job, past history of marriage, husband's job, husband's education level and number of intercourse was not significant.

Conclusion: This research showed that prevalence of anorgasmia was rather higher than the expected level. Running suitable sexual affair training courses for different age groups and social classes in the society is highly recommended.

Keywords

Sexual disorders Anorgasmia Sexual satisfaction

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