Half of young women in Australia between the ages of 18 and 39 years do not feel sexually comfortable. This is a new study by Monash University in Melbourne shows. In addition, each jünfte woman suffers from at least one sexual malfunction, such as pain during sexual intercourse, or listlessness.
In the international journal "Fertility and Sterility" the researchers report that 50.2% of young Australian women had some Form of sexually-related Stress, for example, you felt guilty, embarrassed or unhappy because of their sex life. In the case of 20.6 per cent from a sexual dysfunction was at least. Most often this is expressed with eleven percent in a low sexual self-esteem. Other common problems include: lack of arousal (9 percent), lethargy (8%) and orgasm difficulty (7.9 percent) were.
Drugs köcan the sex life affect
20 percent of the women surveyed took psychotropic drugs (e.g. antidepressants), which was associated with a worse sexual function. For the anti-baby pill could be found, no correlation. Women whose self-esteem to gave greatly of their appearance depended on, to be in intimate contact less assertive and self-confident and experience less sexual satisfaction.
"Sexual well-being is recognised as a fundamental human right. It is very worrying that one in five young women in an apparent sexual dysfunction, and half of all women hat" in this age group is sexually-related personal problems;, Susan Davis, a Professor of women’s health at Monash University, commented on the results.
For the study, 6986 women completed the age of 18 to 39 years with a questionnaire. About a third of them was single. Almost 70 percent stated that they had to be in the 30 days prior to the study, sexually active have been.