Journal of Applied Health Sciences and Medicine


Impact of an Educational Program on Sexual Distress Associated with Cervical Cancer

  • By Ragaa Ali, Hagar kamal, Hanan Elzeblawy Hassan, Soad Abd El Salam - 14 Mar 2021
  • Journal of Applied Health Sciences and Medicine, Volume: 1, Issue: 1, Pages: 30 - 42
  • Received: 18 February 2021; Accepted: 11 March 2021; First Online: 14 March 2021


Background: Sexual distress is an extrinsic word that comprises sexually disrupted sexual distress and dysfunction, orgasm reduction, dyspareunia, vaginal disease. Sexual anguish can actually cause persons tension and anxiety. Aim: The impact of an educational programme on cervical cancer women's sexual suffering is studied. Methods: A quasi-experimental design. Setting: Beni-Suef University Hospital out-patient clinic in an oncology unit. Subjects: A deliberate 70 female sample. Tools: structured questionnaire questioning and women's sexual distress. Results: The findings of the study showed that all measures of female sexual anguish have regressed compared to pre-1 after the programme. Conclusion: The teaching programme for women with cervical cancer was highly successful for the regression of all sexual distress. Recommendations: Women's advice on cervical cancer, sexuality and sexual distress should be popular and facilities and decision-making aid for those who need it should be provided.

Keywords: Cervical Cancer, Sexual Distress.