An overview of the Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ). To measure illness- and medication-related changes in sexual functioning. The Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ) is a item clinical and research instrument identifying five scales of sex- ual functioning. This study .

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Other sexual dysfunctions with the highest prevalence rates were sexual desire disorder Sexual dysfunction in men refers to an inability to have a pleasant sexual relationship that may result from erectile dysfunction, or some problems related to ejaculation or orgasm, or pain in the penis during intercourse. The inclusion criteria were as follows: When the brain is faced with a large amount of dopamine and other neurotransmitters, it releases less dopamine, or reduces the number of receptors to receive less signals, therefore the amount of dopamine released in the brain of a drug user decreases in an unusual manner, and the ability of the brain to feel pleasure decreases significantly.

This questionnaire had a three-dimensional factor structure, including: Ann Jose ankara escort. Drug use impairs the movement of cilia and bronchi, and it can similarly impair the movement of sperms and cause Infertility [ 810 – 1315 – 1719 ]. Glutamate is another neurotransmitter that affects the pleasure circuit of the brain and learning ability.

Some of these drugs may have permanent effects on sex organs, and their effects remain even after withdrawal from substance use. The sexual arousal-orgasm and sexual pleasure factors had Cronbach’s alphas of 0. Sexual disorders and dysfunctions are more prevalent in people addicted to drugs, because drugs have a direct impact on the aforementioned bodily systems [ 19 ].

Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ)

Can’t read the image? For further questions please contact our TIB customer service. Therefore in the present study, good psychometric properties and factor structure of the CSFQ were confirmed. The first objective of the study was to examine the psychometric properties of the CSFQ in people dependent on drugs and compare sexual functioning in addicts and healthy people.

Other researchers have also found relationships between changes in sexual functioning and use of medications; these changes occur both in psychological and physiological areas, leading to sexual dysfunction or changes in sexual functioning [ 10 ].


In the next stage, the Persian version of the questionnaire was sent to two psychologists and three general practitioners and specialists to be examined in terms of its relatedness to sexual functioning and its understandability; in this stage, the necessary changes were made into the questionnaire and another version of that was developed.

Careers and apprenticeships Equal opportunities Vacancies Apprenticeships. The present study is a descriptive-survey research using a causalcomparative design. In this study, a causalcomparative design was used. Box’s M f df1 df2 sig These results are consistent with the results of previous studies [ 810 – 1315 – 17 ]. In addition, as you can see, the correlations for the items 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 11 are relatively high higher than 0.

Course reserves Setting up a course reserve Form for setting up a course reserve. British Library Online Contents Some of the other drugs like amphetamine and cocaine cause neurons to create a large amount of neurotransmitters, or prevent the normal circulation of these chemicals in the brain.

CSFQ – Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire

In addition, a comparison of the sexual functioning in addicts and non-addicts was another objective of the present study. Moreover, it is needed to compare addicts and normal individuals in terms of sexual disorders, therefore, the present study aims to examine the psychometric properties of the CSFQ, as an instrument useful in clinical interventions, marital consultations etc.

The final sample of this study included men addicted to drugs. It is obvious that sexual desire is also controlled by this brain system. The results showed that the sexual functioning was significantly different in addicts and healthy individuals. As addiction can cause atherosclerosis in other arteries of the body, it can also narrow the penile arteries, and affect the average blood pressure in the sex organ.

At first, a list of all addiction treatment centers in Semnan was prepared, then four centers were selected from different districts of Semnan. Those who are addicted to drugs or had used drugs for a long time questionnairw the past, and qquestionnaire have quiet using drugs, are more likely to have sexual problems than those who have never used drugs.


Drug users gradually increase the amount and duration of their use, but the benefits are short-lived. Guidelines Upcoming Special Issues. In the third step, the questionnaire was translated again into Persian by the English expert. A Sexual aversion disorder: The study results also rejected the claim that drugs can solve sexual problems or lead to a feeling of greater sexual pleasure.

In the second step, the translated version of the questionnaire was translated again into English by an English expert. Then, in a pilot study, the CSFQ was conducted on 20 volunteers from questiomnaire sample, in order to detect the items that were unclear and difficult to understand.

July 05, ; Published date: Research studies show that many heroin users begin using the drug in order to cure their sexual disorders, such as premature ejaculation and erectile dysfunction. It must be pointed out that these problems are not just created by addiction, but the occasional use of drugs can also create problems for marital relationships and endanger a healthy and warm marriage.

In addition, the sexual pleasure factor has a single item.

Development, Reliability, questionnaiire Validity. Items 10 and 14 are reverse-scored. Agri and Aquaculture Journals Dr. Therefore, those who are not addicted to drugs, but questionnaiire sexual problems, start using a drug to solve their sexual problem that is rooted in the dopamine center of the brain. Electronic books The e-book database EBC. According to Table 2, the communalities of each item to total variance are high, therefore, questions of each factor assess exactly that specific factor and the factors are able to account for the variance of the variable.

In the primary analysis, three factors with eigenvalues higher than 1.

These impairments lead to the creation of a very powerful message in the brain, and as a result, the communication channels of csffq brain are impaired. Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language.