TITLE

"Feeling Frumpy" Reduces Desire

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Jan2006, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the effect of negative body image on sexual desire in women. It references a study by Patricia Barthalow Koch et al published in the August 2005 issue of The Journal of Sex Research. A percentage of women in the study who are dissatisfied with their body reported that they had sex less often or desired sex less often than a few years ago.
ACCESSION #
19262317

 

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