Effect of urinary incontinence on sexual activity in women

A. Clark, J. Romm

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The effects of urinary incontinence on sexual activity were assessed with a questionnaire. Forty-four women were asked about the symptoms of urgency and frequency as well as incontinence. Fifty-six percent of the women experienced urinary incontinence during sexual activity. Sixty-six percent experienced incontinence, urgency or frequency during sexual activity. The women were asked to give recommendations to alleviate or adapt to urinary symptoms. A treatment model for intervention was developed based on the Permission, Limited Information, Specific Suggestion, Intensive Therapy model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-683
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Reproductive Medicine for the Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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