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Experience of female stroke patient about sexuality

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dc.contributor.author Fatema, Kaniz
dc.date.accessioned 2015-11-02T03:40:04Z
dc.date.available 2015-11-02T03:40:04Z
dc.date.issued 2015-03-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/176
dc.description This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2015 en_US
dc.description.abstract Abstract Background: Stroke is one of the major causes of disability throughout the world in every year. Following stroke a person‟s sexuality hampered significantly. On the other hand the problem is to take part in sexuality affects the entire quality of life of the stroke survivors. This study was focused to know the experience of female stroke patient about their sexuality. Objectives of the study: Objectives of this study were to understand the problems of sexual relationship of female stroke patient that they faced after having stroke, to understand the perception of female stroke patient about sexuality, and to understand how do they maintain their sexual life after stroke. Methodology: This study was conducted by using qualitative content analysis approach of qualitative method. Purposive sampling was used for selecting Participants. Data was collected by using face to face interview with a semistructured question. Data was analyzed by using content analysis. Result and Discussion: After analyzing data, it was found that female stroke patients are knowledgeable about sexuality. Their paralysed limb affects their sexual relationship and as a result of disrupted sexual relationship they feel sad to do activities of daily living (ADLs). Physical support is required from partner to maintain their sexual relationship but female stroke patients do not discuss with their husband regarding their difficulties to take part in sexual activities. Conclusion: Stroke affects all aspects of life both patient and their family physically, psychologically, socially and economically. Like other activity sexuality is very important aspect for stroke patient. Stroke patient face different problem to form sexual relationship with partners. So it is necessary to include sexuality in Occupational Therapy treatment session as sexuality is a part of activities of daily living. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Bangladesh Health Professions Institute (The academic institute of CRP), University of Dhaka en_US
dc.subject Stroke en_US
dc.subject Stroke sexuality en_US
dc.subject Occupational therapy en_US
dc.subject Female sexual function en_US
dc.title Experience of female stroke patient about sexuality en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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