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    Adolfsson, Amanda
    et al.
    University of Skövde, School of Health and Education.
    Axelsson, Hanna
    University of Skövde, School of Health and Education.
    Kvinnors upplevelser av deras sexualitet efter genomgången mastektomi: En litteraturstudie2018Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
    Abstract [en]

    Background: A number of 9400 women is diagnosed with breast cancer every year i Sweden and increased age is a significant risk factor. Breast cancer is diagnosed with a triple diagnostics; mammography, palpation and cytology. The treatment of breast cancer consists of surgical-, radiation-, hormonal-, and chemotherapy. The human being sense and experience, which is also linked to the environment to other individuals. The sexual health is complex and is related to the woman's body perception. A good body image gives increased well-being and sexual health. The nursing of the women's sexual health is provided by the nurse, who will support and information the woman Purpose: The purpose of the study was to describe the women's sexuality after mastectomy. Method: The chosen method was a literature review of women´s experience of their body after mastectomy by analysing qualitative studies from women’s perspective in a literature study. Findings: The result shows that women who have undergone mastectomy suffer from lower self-esteem related to impaired body image. The women also experience sexual problems such as vaginal dryness, reduced sex drive and difficulty in achieving orgasm. The women find that support from partners and health care is essential for better sexual health, but there is a lack of support and information from healthcare providers. Conclusion: Women undergoing mastectomy need increased support from the health care providers to experience participation and safety in their care and everyday life.

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