Stéphanie De Andrade Castanheira's research while affiliated with University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland and other places

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Background Female genital mutilation (FGM) can leave a lasting mark on the lives and minds of those affected. Aim To assess the consequences of FGM on women’s sexual function in women who have undergone FGM compared to women who have not undergone FGM. Methods A systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted from 3 databases; inclusion and ex...


... In the long term, FGM/C exposes women to psychological problems [6][7][8] such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder [9]. In addition, women who have undergone FGM/C are prone to sexual dysfunction as it may decrease their sexual desires [10,11]. Moreover, FGM/C is associated with obstetric complications [12][13][14][15]. ...