Comparing the Effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Treatment on Sexual Desire Disorder in Men and Women

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Research/Original Article (دارای رتبه معتبر)
Background and Objective

Sexual desire disorder can be defined as a decrease in sexual feelings, thoughts, and fantasies. This research aimed to compare the effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation treatment on sexual desire disorder in men and women.

Materials and Methods

The statistical population of the present study consisted of all individuals who suffered from the problem of decreased sexual desire, and for this purpose, were referred to medical centers in Tabriz, Iran, and were diagnosed with the disorder of decreased sexual desire. The research method was semi-experimental with a pre-test and post-test design. The research sample included 40 men and women who suffered from decreased sexual desire and were purposefully selected and were randomly assigned into two groups, including 20 people in the first test group (tDCS) and 20 people in the control group. Halbert's test was used to collect data before and after the intervention. Two-variable covariance analysis and SPSS software (version 26) were used to test the research hypotheses.


The average of the tDCS group and control groups showed that the independent variable was significantly effective on the dependent variable (P=0.0001).


The obtained results showed that the tDCS treatment method reduces the sexual desire disorder of overweight men. It had an effective libido disorder and its effectiveness was different between men and women. This difference indicates that Women have a better result than men from treatment.

Journal of Research in Urology, Volume:6 Issue: 2, 2024
67 to 73  
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