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Gender differences in the emotional impact of living with endometriosis
Problem statement While there is evidence of a negative socio-psychological impact on women, little is known about how couples experience living with the common, chronic condition endometriosis. In particular there is a ...
Disrupted reproduction: the impact of endometriosis on couples’ plans for childbearing
Objective Little is known about how couples experience living with the common, chronic condition endometriosis and in particular how the uncertain relationship between endometriosis and fertility impacts on plans for ...
'I don’t know what sex is like without pain’: the impact of endometriosis on sexual relationships in couples
Background Endometriosis is a common, chronic, disabling condition of unknown aetiology which affects an estimated 5-15% of women worldwide. Common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, ...
‘I’ve gone into a consultancy to really lay the law down, you know, get it sorted’: men’s perceptions of their role in treatment-seeking for endometriosis
Introduction Endometriosis is a common, chronic, disabling condition of unknown aetiology which affects an estimated 5-15% of women worldwide. Common symptoms include dysmenorrhoea, heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, ...
Treatment decision-making and support needs in heterosexual couples living with endometriosis
Endometriosis impacts upon a range of domains including intimate relationships. However, previous research has focused on the woman at the expense of her partner who may also be negatively affected by the condition and its ...
Men's Perceptions of Improving Couple Support in Endometriosis: The Role of Qualitative Research
(University of Alberta, 2013)
Pain management, intimacy and parenthood amongst couples living with endometriosis
Background: Endometriosis is an enigmatic, chronic gynaecological condition of unknown aetiology affecting women of reproductive age. Incidence is difficult to assess but has been estimated at between 5 and 15% of the ...
Improving the wellbeing of couples living with endometriosis
Study question How do heterosexual couples experience living with endometriosis? Summary answer Our data demonstrate that endometriosis and its management significantly disrupts the lives of both women and men in ...
Men, gender and endometriosis: accounts of chronic illness from the ‘well’ partner
Endometriosis is a relatively common gynaecological condition affecting up to 2 million women in the UK alone. Common symptoms are chronic pelvic pain, fatigue, heavy painful periods, and a deep pain experienced during ...