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Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences

Aziz Yaşan, Lut Tamam, Hilal Selçuk Bardakçı.

Abstract
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of unwanted sexual intercourse, its reasons, some short term consequences and related sexual function disorder in a group of married women. Methods: Sixty three married women who have been working as research fellow in a university have participated in the study. A study form including sociodemographic features and information relevant to unwanted sexual experiences of cases were completed by participants. Arizona Sexual Experiences Scale were given to collect information about sexual life and experiences of subjects. Results: More than half of the cases revealed that they had unwanted sexual inter-course during their lifetime. The most common reasons for unwanted sexual intercourse were using sex as a way of showing their love and satisfying a need to be sensual. According to Arizona Sexual Experience Scale, women those have unwanted sexual intercourse had significantly lower sexual desire, arousal, orgasm and sexual satisfac-tion subscale as compared to women those did not have unwanted sexual intercourse. Discussion: This study has shown that all unwanted sexual intercourse may not be considered as traumatic and for some women it might be considered as positive sexual experience. However, in some cases it may lead to negative psychological conse-quences and sexual dysfunction. Thus, further studies are warranted to determine the factors leading an unwanted sexual course to be considered as a positive or negative experience. In psychiatric practice, evaluating unwanted sexual course might help psychiatrists to find out a precipitating factor for a sexual dysfunction and some psychiatric syndromes.

Key words: unwanted sexual intercourse, sexual dysfunction, married women, psychological consequences



Bir grup evli kadında istem dışı cinsel birleşme: Yaygınlığı, nedenleri ve bazı sonuçları

Özet
Amaç: Bu çalışmada bir grup evli kadında istem dışı cinsel birleşmenin yaygınlığı, nedenleri bazı kısa dönem sonuçları ve cinsel işlev bozukluklar ile ilişkisinin araştırılması amaçlanmıştır. Yöntem: Bir üniversitede araştırma görevlisi olarak çalışan evli 63 kadın çalışmaya alınmıştır. Deneklere sosyodemografik ve istem dışı cinsel yaşantı-lara ait bilgi formu ve Arizona Cinsel Yaşantılar ölçeği verildi. Sonuçlar: Olguların yarısından fazlasında istem dışı cinsel birleşme olduğu saptandı. İstem dışı cinsel birleşmenin kabul edilmesinin en sık nedenlerinin sevgi gösterme-nin bir yolu olarak görülmesi ve duygusal gereksinmelerin karşılanması olduğu belirlendi. Arizona Cinsel Yaşantılar Ölçeğine göre, istem dışı cinsel birleşme yaşayan olguların istek, uyarılma, orgazm ve orgazm doyumu alt ölçek puanları yaşamayanlara göre anlamlı düzeyde daha düşüktü. Tartışma: Elde edilen bulgular istem dışı cinsel birleş-melerin tümünün travmatik olarak kabul edilemeyeceği ve bazı kadınların bunu olumlu cinsel deneyim olarak yaşa-yabileceğini göstermektedir. Ancak istem dışı cinsel birleşme yaşayan bazı kadınlarda bu yaşantıların cinsel işlev bozuklukları ve bazı olumsuz ruhsal sonuçlara yol açabileceğide görülmektedir. Bu nedenle istem dışı cinsel birleş-menin olumlu veya olumsuz bir yaşantı olarak yaşanmasına yol açan etkenlerin neler olabileceğine ilişkin ayrıntılı çalışmalara gerek duyulmaktadır. Aynı zamanda bu tür yaşantıların yol açabileceği cinsel işlev bozukluğu ve bazı psikiyatrik sorunlar nedeniyle psikiyatri uygulamasında sorgulanması gereken bir durum olduğu kanısındayız.

Anahtar Kelimeler: İstem dışı cinsel birleşme, cinsel işlev bozukluğu, evli kadınlar, ruhsal sonuçlar


 
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Yasan A, Tamam L, Bardakci HS. [Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2015; 16(6): 389-396. Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183


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Yasan A, Tamam L, Bardakci HS. [Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. 2015; 16(6): 389-396. Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183



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Yasan A, Tamam L, Bardakci HS. [Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg. (2015), [cited June 23, 2018]; 16(6): 389-396. Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183



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Yasan, A., Tamam, L. & Bardakci, H. S. (2015) [Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]. Anadolu Psikiyatri Derg, 16 (6), 389-396. Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183



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Yasan, Aziz, Lut Tamam, and Hilal Selcuk Bardakci. 2015. [Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]. Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry, 16 (6), 389-396. Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183



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Yasan, Aziz, Lut Tamam, and Hilal Selcuk Bardakci. "[Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]." Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry 16 (2015), 389-396. Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183



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Yasan, Aziz, Lut Tamam, and Hilal Selcuk Bardakci. "[Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]." Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry 16.6 (2015), 389-396. Print.Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183



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Yasan, A., Tamam, L. & Bardakci, H. S. (2015) [Unwanted sexual intercourse in a group of married women: prevalence, reasons and short term consequences]. Anatolian Journal of Psychiatry, 16 (6), 389-396. Turkish. doi:10.5455/apd.173183





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