Development of a questionnaire on sexual quality of life in women

Symonds, Tara, Boolell, Mitra, and Quirk, Frances (2005) Development of a questionnaire on sexual quality of life in women. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 31 (5). pp. 385-397.

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Abstract

The Sexual Quality of Life-Female (SQOL-F) questionnaire has been developed to assess the impact of female sexual dysfunction (FSD) on a woman's sexual quality of life. SQOL-F items were developed through interviews with 82 women. Three data sets from women's health surveys in the United Kingdom and the United States generated data for scale validation. The SQOL-F showed good psychometric properties: convergent validity, discriminant validity, and test-retest reliability. The SQOL-F is a valid instrument for assessing the impact of FSD on quality of life and as an adjunct in evaluating FSD in clinical trials. The SQOL-F sensitivity to changes in sexual function needs confirmation.

Item ID: 6678
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: quality of life; questionnaire design; women
ISSN: 1521-0715
Date Deposited: 04 Mar 2010 01:22
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111710 Health Counselling @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920205 Health Education and Promotion @ 100%
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