Publication date: Mar 18, 2020
Sexual dysfunction has been extensively studied in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) patients. However, little data is available regarding sexual inactivity in the MMT patient population. The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence and putative risk factors for sexual inactivity in the MMT patient population. This cross-sectional study involved 25-71 year old MMT patients recruited from six methadone clinics. Two hundred and seventy-one patients were interviewed for demographic characteristics, comorbidities, concurrent medications used, and sexual activity. The prevalence of sexual inactivity in the MMT population was found to be 47.6%. Increasing age (p
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Ramli, F.F., Tg Abu Bakar Sidik, T.M.I., and Mohamed, Naina. Sexual Inactivity in Methadone Maintenance Treatment Patients. 04807. 2020 Int J Environ Res Public Health (17):6.