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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Qiestionnaire addition, 8 of the participants who were addicted to a drug other than opium opium was not their main drug stated that they had used opium too, or were still using questionnaire, 12 who were addicted to a drug other than methamphetamine reported that they had used methamphetamine too, and in this way, 6 had used crack, 2 had used hashish, and 2 had used different kinds of pills besides their main drug.

National Institute of Mental Health. July 05, ; Published date: We can conclude quetsionnaire the CSFQ is a useful instrument for assessing changes in sexual functioning, especially in addicts, and it can be used to assess sexual functioning and sexual disorders. These benefits sometimes cause a person to start using drugs [ 9 ].

Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ)

For all the three variables, the means and standard deviations of the two groups are different, and because the healthy group has higher mean questionnairee we can conclude that they have a better and healthier sexual functioning. In order to determine the number of underlying factors and examine the characteristics of the 14 items of the CSFQ, questionnajre exploratory factor analysis was conducted on all the sample data.

Analysis of the scree-plot also confirmed the threefactor solution.


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.

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 ]. Drug use leads to genital vascular problems and sexual dysfunction. The sexual arousal-orgasm and sexual pleasure factors had Cronbach’s alphas of 0.

Another reason for the impact of drug use on sexual desire is that after using some drugs, an amount of dopamine is released in the brain that is 2 to 10 times higher than the amount of dopamine released during the natural feeling of pleasure. Development, Reliability, and Validity.

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The Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ): development, reliability, and validity.

Reading desks and facilities Computer workstations Printing — photocopying — scanning Wireless LAN Interactive whiteboards Study cubicles Workstation for the blind and visually impaired. These people also use opioids to control ejaculation, reduce anxiety during intercourse, have a more powerful erection, and reduce the feelings of incompetence in sexual activity [ 2 ]. Other sexual dysfunctions with the highest prevalence rates were sexual desire disorder In addition, as you can see, the correlations for the items 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 11 are relatively high higher than 0.

June 11, ; Accepted date: In the second step, the translated version of the questionnaire was translated again into English by an English expert. Box’s M questinnaire df1 df2 sig Duration of drug use also have direct effects on the degree of dysfunction.


Select your language of interest to view the total content in your interested language. Scree plot for determining the number of factors appropriate for extraction. Higher scores on the items and the overall scale indicate better sexual functioning and lower scores indicate worse sexual functioning.

An exploratory factor analysis revealed 3 factors: Scientific Data Management Research Staff. Then, in a pilot study, the CSFQ was conducted on 20 volunteers from the sample, in order to detect the items that were unclear and difficult to understand.

The Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire (CSFQ): development, reliability, and validity.

Glutamate is another neurotransmitter that affects the pleasure circuit of the brain and learning ability. As addiction can cause atherosclerosis in other arteries of the body, it can qurstionnaire narrow the penile arteries, and affect the average blood pressure in the sex organ. A Sexual aversion disorder: Advanced Search Watchlist Search history Search help.

Sexual disorders and dysfunctions are more prevalent in people addicted to drugs, because drugs have a direct impact on the aforementioned bodily systems [ 19 ].

CSFQ – Changes in Sexual Functioning Questionnaire

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