Short marital-adjustment and prediction tests: Sexual well-being, happiness and satisfaction in women: A comparison across five research paradigms. Henriques G, Calhoun L. This study examined the link between multiple indices of body image and sexual satisfaction among a community sample of women. The findings demonstrated a relationship between sexual satisfaction and physical fitness, and lead one to question whether sexual satisfaction would be altered by changes in overall level of fitness or physical condition. The sexual lives of residents and fellows in graduate medical education programs:
Participants are asked to rate the degree to which they feel positive or negative about each on a 5-point Likert scale.
The sexual attractiveness subscale contains items that cannot be altered by exercise and are often associated with physical attractiveness e. The findings suggest that women who experience low sexual satisfaction may benefit from treatments that target these specific aspects of body image. Obstetric fistula in developing countries: Spectatoring is thought to impede sexual functioning through cognitive interference, with cognitions being directed away from the sexual experience and leaving less cognitive resources for processing erotic and physiological arousal cues. After reading the cover letter, participants were directed to complete a battery of questionnaires assessing demographic information, body image, sexual satisfaction, and sexual functioning. Second, this study was correlational in nature, and although results indicate associations and influences among variables, causation cannot be implied. See J Sex Med.