Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Immunology Research
Volume 2015, Article ID 204513, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/204513
Research Article

Body Image Disturbances Have Impact on the Sexual Problems in Chinese Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients

1Department of Nursing, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu 226001, China
2Department of Rheumatology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, Nantong, Jiangsu 226001, China

Received 6 September 2014; Accepted 20 November 2014

Academic Editor: Jianying Zhang

Copyright © 2015 Biyu Shen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. A. Oomatia, H. Fang, M. Petri, and J. Birnbaum, “Peripheral neuropathies in systemic lupus erythematosus: clinical features, disease associations, and immunologic characteristics evaluated over a twenty-five-year study period,” Arthritis and Rheumatology, vol. 66, no. 4, pp. 1000–1009, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. B. Shen, W. Tan, G. Feng et al., “The correlations of disease activity, socioeconomic status, quality of life, and depression/anxiety in Chinese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus,” Clinical and Developmental Immunology, vol. 2013, Article ID 270878, 6 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. Øtensen, “New insights into sexual functioning and fertility in rheumatic diseases,” Best Practice and Research: Clinical Rheumatology, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 219–232, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. J. C. Tseng, L. Y. Lu, J. C. Hu et al., “The impact of systemic lupus erythematosus on women's sexual functioning,” The Journal of Sexual Medicine, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. 3389–3397, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Dyer, E. Borgmann, R. E. Feldmann et al., “Body image disturbance in patients with borderline personality disorder: impact of eating disorders and perceived childhood sexual abuse,” Body Image, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 220–225, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. K. A. Partridge and N. Robertson, “Body-image disturbance in adult dialysis patients,” Disability and Rehabilitation, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 504–510, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. M. L. Newman, M. Brennan, and S. Passik, “Lymphedema complicated by pain and psychological distress: a case with complex treatment needs,” Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 376–379, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M. Jolly, A. S. Pickard, W. Sequeira et al., “A brief assessment tool for body image in systemic lupus erythematosus,” Body Image, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 279–284, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. S. M. Rosenberg, R. M. Tamimi, S. Gelber et al., “Treatment-related amenorrhea and sexual functioning in young breast cancer survivors,” Cancer, vol. 120, no. 15, pp. 2264–2271, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. B. Shen, A. Zhang, J. Liu et al., “Body image disturbance and quality of life in Chinese patients with ankylosing spondylitis,” Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, vol. 87, no. 3, pp. 324–337, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. B. Shen, A. Zhang, J. Liu, Z. Da, X. Xu, and Z. Gu, “A primary analysis of sexual problems in Chinese patients with ankylosing spondylitis,” Rheumatology International, vol. 33, no. 6, pp. 1429–1435, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. W. W. Zung, “A rating instrument for anxiety disorders,” Psychosomatics, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 371–379, 1971. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. W. W. Zung, “A self-rating depression scale,” Archives of General Psychiatry, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 63–70, 1965. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. H. B. M. S. Paro, N. M. O. Morales, C. H. M. Silva et al., “Health-related quality of life of medical students,” Medical Education, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 227–235, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. M. C. Hochberg, “Updating the American college of rheumatology revised criteria for the classification of systemic lupus erythematosus,” Arthritis & Rheumatism, vol. 40, no. 9, p. 1725, 1997. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. M. E. Campbell, “Measuring men's response to an imagined negative body image,” Perceptual and Motor Skills, vol. 101, no. 1, pp. 174–176, 2005. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. E. C. Chang and L. J. Sanna, “Evidence for the validity of the clinical perfectionism questionnaire in a nonclinical population: more than just negative affectivity,” Journal of Personality Assessment, vol. 94, no. 1, pp. 102–108, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. S. L. Curry, S. B. Levine, E. Corty, P. K. Jones, and D. M. Kurit, “The impact of systemic lupus erythematosus on women's sexual functioning,” The Journal of Rheumatology, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 2254–2260, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. S. Ryan, J. Hill, C. Thwaites, and P. Dawes, “Assessing the effect of fibromyalgia on patients' sexual activity,” Nursing Standard, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 35–41, 2008. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. M. M. Boomsma, M. Bijl, C. A. Stegeman, C. G. M. Kallenberg, G. S. Hoffman, and J. W. C. Tervaert, “Patients' perceptions of the effects of systemic lupus erythematosus on health, function, income, and interpersonal relationships: a comparison with Wegener's granulomatosis,” Arthritis Care and Research, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 196–201, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. R. S. Panush, G. D. Mihailescu, M. T. Gornisiewicz, S. H. Sutaria, and D. J. Wallace, “Sex and arthritis,” Bulletin on the Rheumatic Diseases, vol. 49, no. 7, pp. 1–4, 2000. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. M. H. Liang, M. Rogers, M. Larson et al., “The psychosocial impact of systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis,” Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 13–19, 1984. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. H. Stein, K. Walters, A. Dillon, and M. Schulzer, “Systemic lupus erythematosus—a medical and social profile,” The Journal of Rheumatology, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 570–576, 1986. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. B. Shen, G. Feng, W. Tang et al., “The quality of life in Chinese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus is associated with disease activity and psychiatric disorders: a path analysis,” Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 101–107, 2014. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. A. G. Tristano, “The impact of rheumatic diseases on sexual function,” Rheumatology International, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 853–860, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. F. van den Brink, M. A. M. Smeets, D. J. Hessen, J. G. Talens, and L. Woertman, “Body satisfaction and sexual health in dutch female university students,” Journal of Sex Research, vol. 50, no. 8, pp. 786–794, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. J. D. Auerbach, B. S. Lonner, C. E. Crerand et al., “Body image in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: validation of the body image disturbance questionnaire-scoliosis version,” The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, vol. 96, no. 8, article e61, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. P. Alba and M. G. Kes, “Eating disorders, body image and sexuality,” Vertex, vol. 24, no. 110, pp. 285–290, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  29. S. Zaied, L. Ben Fatma, A. Laadhari et al., “Study of sexuality among Tunisian women in remission from non-metastatic breast cancer, about 100 women,” Bulletin du Cancer, vol. 100, no. 7-8, pp. 689–696, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. M. Jolly, A. S. Pickard, R. A. Mikolaitis et al., “Body image in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus,” International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 157–164, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus