Marital boredom )burn out) and sexual dysfunction in women with breast cancer

Document Type : Original Article

Authors

1 Department of Womens and Family Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Economics, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Womens and Family Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Economics, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran.

10.22098/jhrs.2022.11622.1071

Abstract

Objective Purpose of this research is to see how breast cancer effects on the rejection of marriage and poor sexual performance.
Methods the theoretical sampling method, 20 women who already checked in one of the medical treatment centers in Tehran city that had breast cancer were choose and individually had structured interviews.The data analysis was done by using the phenomenological method and encoded texts from the interviews.
Results According to the research findings all women with breast cancer after removal of the breast and chemotherapy and having mentioned drugs faced with many sexual problems and this can be the reason of so many problems in their relationships.
these women face with frustration due to the changes that had happened in their bodies all these women have experienced at least one of the disgust factors: physical and emotional exhaustion and Suffering physical exhaustion due to losing their breast.
Onclusion Women in the studies told that the most important threat to their life is losing their most important sex organ which is their breast.

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  • Receive Date: 05 October 2022
  • Revise Date: 27 October 2022
  • Accept Date: 31 October 2022
  • First Publish Date: 01 November 2022