Sexual Activity and Physical Tenderness in Older Adults: Cross-Sectional Prevalence and Associated Characteristics


Freak-Poli R., Kirkman M., Lima G. D. C. , Direk N. , Franco O. H. , Tiemeier H.

JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE, vol.14, no.7, pp.918-927, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.05.010
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SEXUAL MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.918-927
  • Keywords: Sexual Behavior, Touch, Geriatrics, Aged, 80 Years and Older, Aging, Age Factors, Sex Factors, Sexual Partners, Sexuality, LATER LIFE, HEALTH, ATTITUDES, WOMEN, MEN, SATISFACTION, EXPERIENCES, ROTTERDAM, BEHAVIORS, INTIMACY

Abstract

Background: Despite a common misconception, older adults engage in sexual behavior. However, there is limited sexual behavior research in older adults, which is often restricted to small samples, to cohorts recruiting adults from 45 years old, and to questions regarding only sexual intercourse.