Loss of masculine identity, marital affection, and sexual bother in men with localized prostate cancer

Talia Zaider, Sharon Manne, Christian Nelson, John Mulhall, David Kissane

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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most frequent sources of distress after treatment for prostate cancer (PCa), yet evidence suggests that men do not easily adjust to loss of sexual function over time. A hypothesized determinant of men s adaptation to ED is the degree to which they experience a loss of masculine identity in the aftermath of PCa treatment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2724 - 2732
Number of pages9
JournalThe Journal of Sexual Medicine
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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