n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Abnormal desire or normal for females? Addressing women's disinterest in sex : review article

Volume 17, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-9148



Determining 'abnormality' in the arena of sexual behaviour can be problematic. Sexual desire exemplifies these difficulties for a number of reasons. A range of prevalence figures are cited, and, depending on the definition and duration of 'desire difficulties' experienced, between 11% and 53.8% of women report such problems. How can up to half of the female population at any one time be abnormal?

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