• 1 1 Department of Family Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • 2 2 Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital, Kelantan, Malaysia
Int J Psychiatry Med, 2017 11 08;52(4-6):328-344.
PMID: 29117756 DOI: 10.1177/0091217417738933


There was limited knowledge on the sexual function in women who have survived severe obstetric complications. The aim of this study was to compare the level of sexual functioning among women with and without severe morbidity at six months postpartum and to identify the factors associated with sexual function scores of women. A prospective double-cohort study design was applied at two tertiary hospitals over a six-month period. Postpartum women with and without severe maternal morbidity were selected as the exposed and the non-exposed group, respectively. The study included 145 exposed and 187 non-exposed women. Those with severe maternal morbidity were significantly ( P 

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