What is it about?

Sixty patients were evaluated for erectile function (IIEF-5), Quality of Life (SF-36SF), urinary incontinence (ICQI-SF and ICQI-OAB). Thirty of them had group psychotherapy two weeks before and 12 weeks after surgery.

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Development in the management of PCa and improved longevity after curative treatment for clinically localized disease has placed increase attention on patient psychological aspects after treatment, particularly those related to sexual function


Sexuality is often neglected by being mystified as an expected problem in older men, or when, after surgery, has the main focus (cancer) treated, ceases to recognize the importance of sexual function for overall health of this population. Staying sexually and socially active is associated with physical and mental health

Dr Angela MEP Naccarato

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This page is a summary of: Quality of life and sexual health in men with prostate cancer undergoing radical prostatectomy, The Aging Male, July 2018, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/13685538.2018.1486397.
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