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IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science (IOSR-JNHS) e- ISSN: 2320 1959.p- ISSN: 2320 1940 Volume 7, Issue 4 Ver. VIII (Jul.-Aug. 2018), PP 63-71 DOI: 10.9790/1959-0704086371 63 | Page Impact of Violence on Female Sexual Function among Married Women Eman Mohammed Eraky Department of Maternal & Newborn Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt Corresponding Author:Eman Mohammed Eraky Abstract: violence especially from intimate one have significant mental, physical, sexual, and social consequences. This violence may influence the sexual life in their families, especially women’s sexual function.The aim of this descriptive comparative quasi-experimental study was to describe the impact of violence on female sexual function among married women. A total of100 married and sexually active violated and non-violated women who attended gynecological outpatient clinic at El-Manial University Hospital in Cairo, Egyptwere recruited for this study. The required data was collected through A semi-structured Interview Questionnaire (was developed by the researcher), violence questionnaire and Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). Results indicated that the age range of the sample was 17- 40 years; the mean age of women in violated and the non-violated groups was (27.96 ± 6.35 & 28.1 ± 6.63 respectively). Also, 64% of violated women lived in rural area as compared with 44% in the non-violated group. The also revealed that the mean score of sexual function was 18.8±2.3 and 27.6±2.2 for violated and non-violated women respectively. In addition, a highly statistically significant relationship was observed among the total domains of sexual function in violated and non-violated women. In fact, the two groups were significantly correlated with sexual desire, sexual arousal, lubrication, orgasm, sexual satisfaction, and pain during intercourse (p<0.001, <0.001, <0.001, <0.001, <0.001&=0.036 respectively). In addition, there was a statistically significant difference between the level of violence and total sexual function mean score (p<0.001).Conclusion, this study showed that there was an effect of intimate partner violence on domains of female sexual function. Keywords: violence, Intimate partner violence, female sexual function --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date of Submission: 06-08-2018 Date of acceptance: 20-08-2018 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I. Introduction A woman’s sexuality could be a crucial portion of her life, from which she can determine pleasure, confidence, intimacy, and motherhood. An assortment of variables can influence a woman’s sexuality, among them physical disorders, social-religious convictions, age, mental variables, sadness, mental pressure, incredulity, an unfulfilling relationship with one’s life partner and emotional and physical violence. In this manner, in case the adjustment of a woman’s sexual functioning is disturbed; feelings of ina dequacy and emotional trouble may result (Kargar, Jamali, Rahmanian, &Javadpour, 2016).

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