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The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review

Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani.

Abstract
Along with various changes during menopausal period cause various problems, one of which is
related to the fulfillment of sexual need. Many women assert that sex is not possible to be carried out
anymore at menopausal period. The purpose of the review is to find out about the sexual experience of
menopausal women. The five stages for scoping review were used in this review. The five stages covers:
identifying research questions, identifying relevant studies, selecting studies, charting data and compiling,
summarizing and reporting the results. The result discovered in this review is comparable (50%) using
quantitative and qualitative methods and the most (58%) research is from developing countries. 12
literatures have been selected and they have grade A. Four themes that are emerged as a result of scoping
review, namely positive and negative experience, coping strategies, factors that effect on the sexual of
menopausal women and the need during menopause period. It has been pointed out that positive and
negative experiences, coping strategies and factors that effect on menopause and also the role of health
professionals that provided in menopausal period related to aspects of sexuality greatly effect on the
sexual experience of menopausal women worldwide. The research gap used as the reference in future
research is the discussion about the role of health professionals in menopausal period can be observed
deeply and the therapeutic approach at menopause can be more emphasized on biopsychosocial therapy to
cope the period of menopausal women, particulary in the aspects of sexuality and psychology

Key words: The Experience, Perspective, Sexual, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexual Psychology, Female, Woman, Menopause, Climacteric


 
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Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani. The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review. JCR. 2020; 7(17): 224-235. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.35


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Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani. The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review. JCR. (2020), [cited August 18, 2021]; 7(17): 224-235. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.35



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Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani (2020) The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review. JCR, 7 (17), 224-235. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.35



Turabian Style

Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani. 2020. The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (17), 224-235. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.35



Chicago Style

Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani. "The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 224-235. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.35



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Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani. "The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.17 (2020), 224-235. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.35



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Vidia Rizki Amalia, Herlin Fitriani (2020) The Sexual Experience of Menopausal WOMEN: Scoping Review. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (17), 224-235. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.17.35