Psychosexual functioning after treatment for gynecological cancer: an integrative model, review of determinant factors and clinical guidelines

Int J Gynecol Cancer. 1992 Nov;2(6):281-90. doi: 10.1046/j.1525-1438.1992.02060281.x.


This review summarizes investigations dealing with the sexual functioning of women with gynecological cancer. A critical review of methods of investigation and results is presented and an outline for future research. The literature review is preceded by a short theoretical introduction on cancer and sexual behavior relevant to the conceptualization and assessment of sexual functioning under these circumstances. The review is concluded by some guidelines to help patients and partners cope with sexual problems after treatment of gynecological cancer.

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  • Retracted Publication