Quality of Life and Sexual Dysfunction among Patients of Alcohol Dependence Syndrome

Authors

  • Abu Raihan Akhtar1, Supartha Barua2, Paramita Ray3, Asim Kumar Mallick4

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i9.10995

Keywords:

Alcohol dependence, sexual dysfunction, quality of life

Abstract

Background: The study was conducted to assess the prevalence of sexual dysfunction among alcoholic
male and extent of sexual dysfunction and quality of life among alcohol dependant male with or without
sexual dysfunction.
Study design: Cross sectional study involving newly diagnosed 50 alcohol dependant male patients attended
Psychiatry out patient department.
Result: Study showed significant relationship between occupation, level of education and socio-economic
class with total quality of life score. 76% of alcohol dependant males have sexual dysfunction. Alcohol
dependant males without sexual dysfunction + SE (51.906+ .865) compared to alcohol dependent male with
sexual dysfunction (40.977 + .473) which is statistically significant.
Conclusion: The study highlighted high rates of sexual dysfunction along with lower total quality of life
score in the alcohol dependant group.

Author Biography

Abu Raihan Akhtar1, Supartha Barua2, Paramita Ray3, Asim Kumar Mallick4

1Medical Officer ( Psychiatry); Uluberia Subdivisional Hospital, Howrah, 2Assistant Professor, Department of
Psychiatry, Institute Of Psychiatry-A Centre Of Excellence. I.P.G.M.E &R. Kolkata, 3Associate Professor, Institute
Of Psychiatry-A Centre Of Excellence. I.P.G.M.E &R. Kolkata, 4Professor and HOD. Sagar Dutta Medical
College& Hospital, Kolkata

Published

2020-09-11

How to Cite

Abu Raihan Akhtar1, Supartha Barua2, Paramita Ray3, Asim Kumar Mallick4. (2020). Quality of Life and Sexual Dysfunction among Patients of Alcohol Dependence Syndrome. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 11(9), 107-113. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v11i9.10995