An overview of the Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ). To measure illness- and medication-related changes in sexual functioning. The Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ) is a item clinical and research instrument identifying five scales of sex- ual functioning. This study .

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Electronic books The e-book database EBC. As you can see, the first item is totally correlated to itself, czfq is not highly correlated higher than 0. Drug users gradually increase the amount and duration of their use, but the benefits are short-lived. In addition, the sexual pleasure factor has a single item.

The Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ): development, reliability, and validity.

The instrument used in this study was the CSFQ which is a item questionnaire. Question Initial subscription coefficient Extraction 1 1. These disorders and sexual dysfunctions are more prevalent in addicts, because drugs directly affect the aforementioned bodily systems [ 19 ].

The study results also rejected the claim that drugs can solve sexual problems or lead to a feeling of greater sexual pleasure. Therefore, they try to experience the benefits again, but there are often opposite effects, and drug tolerance and a decline in physical functioning begin to questipnnaire [ 10 ]. The inclusion criteria were as follows: In addition, the results of a MANOVA analysis comparing the sexual functioning of sex addicts to that of non-addicts indicated significant differences between the two groups in all the three factors.

National Quesfionnaire of Mental Health ; For all the three variables, the means and standard deviations of the two groups are different, and because the healthy group has higher mean scores we can conclude that they have a better and healthier sexual functioning.

The author s appreciate all participants in this research, their families, and also staffs of the Semnan’s university, therapists and social workers who helped to make this research possible. These benefits sometimes cause a person to start using drugs [ 9 ]. In addition, as you can see, the correlations for the items 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 11 are relatively high higher than 0. Drug use leads to genital vascular problems and sexual dysfunction. In the primary analysis, three factors with eigenvalues higher than 1.


The rotated factor matrix is presented below. Items are rated on a 5-point Likert-type scale. Home Publications Vsfq Register Contact. The final sample of this study included men addicted to drugs. Sexual dysfunction in men refers to an inability to have a pleasant sexual csdq that may result from erectile dysfunction, or some problems related to ejaculation or orgasm, or pain in the penis during intercourse.

Another reason for the impact of drug use on sexual desire is that after using some drugs, an amount of dopamine is released in the brain that is 2 to 10 times higher than the amount of dopamine released during the natural feeling of pleasure.

This study had two objectives: Those who are addicted to drugs or had used drugs for a long time in the past, and now have quiet using drugs, are more likely to have sexual problems than those who have never used drugs.

Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ)

As addiction can cause atherosclerosis in other arteries of the body, questionaire can also narrow the penile arteries, and affect the average blood pressure in the sex organ.

July 12, Citation: Development, Reliability, and Validity. A post-hoc test was used to determine the differences in the three sexual functioning variables. June 11, ; Accepted date: When the brain is faced with a large amount of dopamine and other neurotransmitters, it releases less dopamine, or reduces the number of receptors to receive less signals, quesfionnaire the amount of dopamine released in the brain of a drug user decreases in an unusual manner, and the ability of the brain to feel pleasure decreases significantly.

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The Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ): development, reliability, and validity.

It is obvious that sexual desire is also controlled by this brain system. Analysis of the scree-plot also confirmed the threefactor solution. Browse subjects Browse through journals Browse through conferences.

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In the next stage, the Persian version of the questionnaire was sent to two psychologists and three general practitioners and specialists to be examined in terms of its relatedness to sexual functioning and its understandability; in this stage, the necessary changes were made into the questionnaire and another version of that was developed.

These people also use opioids to control ejaculation, reduce anxiety during intercourse, have a more powerful erection, questoinnaire reduce the feelings of incompetence in sexual activity [ 2 ].

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Table 7 shows the results of a univariate ANOVA with Bonferroni correction to describe the direction of difference between addicts and normal participants in the three sexual functioning variables. The first objective of the study was to examine the psychometric properties questionjaire the CSFQ in people dependent on drugs and compare sexual functioning in addicts and healthy people.

Some of the other drugs like amphetamine and cocaine cause neurons to create a large amount of neurotransmitters, or prevent the normal circulation of these chemicals in the queationnaire. The Varimax rotation was used to simplify the factor structure. Table 1 shows the correlations between the items of the CSFQ Regrettably, indication of copyright fee is not available. July 05, ; Published date: According to the descriptive statistics presented in Table 4we can conclude that the sexual functioning of healthy individuals is better and stronger than addicts.

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