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The impact of the experience of Sexual Violence on female sexual dysfunction

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Somayeh Naderi corresponding author


Sexual violence is among the most violent crimes that may occur against individuals. Such crimes have long-term effects on victims and usually cause physical and psychological harm. Accordingly, in the present study, the predictive role of Sexual Violence on Women’s sexual dysfunctions was investigated.
In a descriptive-analytic study through simple random sampling, 140 women were selected. The research instrument was the Female Sexual Dysfunctional Detection Inventory (FSDDI). SPSS-19 software was used to analyze the data.
The results showed that women with sexual violence history had higher mean scores. Moreover, sexual pain disorder and sexual dissatisfaction were predicted by the variable sexual violence history (P ˂ 0.001). So, the history of sexual violence in women could lead to sexual dysfunctions in the future and affect the lack of sexual satisfaction.

violence against women, Sexual Violence, rape, sexual assault, sexual dysfunctions

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Naderi, S. (2022). The impact of the experience of Sexual Violence on female sexual dysfunction. Advances in Health and Behavior, 5(1), 192-199.


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