Multiple sclerosis patients with and without sexual dysfunction: are there any differences?

Demirkiran M., SARICA Y., UĞUZ Ş., YERDELEN D., Aslan K.

Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), vol.12, no.2, pp.209-14, 2006 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1191/135248506ms1253oa
  • Journal Name: Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England)
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.209-14
  • Keywords: MSISQ-19, multiple sclerosis, primary sexual dysfunction, secondary sexual dysfunction, sexual dysfunction, tertiary sexual dysfunction


Objective Sexual dysfunction (SD) severely affects the quality of life in patients with multiple sclerosis ( MS). The aim of this study is to investigate the type and frequency of sexual complaints in MS patients, to analyse their relationship to various clinical and psychosocial variables and to clarify the differences between MS patients with and without SD.