The Effects of Oral Contraceptives on Sexual Behavior

  • Jean Cohen
Part of the Perspectives in Sexuality book series (Persp. Sex.)


Just as the different types of sexual behavior tend to influence the decision to use contraception as well as the choice of method, all contraceptives affect sexual behavior. Many contradictory conclusions have been made about the subject and particularly about the influence of oral contraceptives. Although there are many scientific papers about the effects of estroprogestins on different metabolisms or on blood circulation, very few serious studies have been done on this problem.


Sexual Behavior Oral Contraceptive Sexual Intercourse Sexual Desire Oral Contraception 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Cohen
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  1. 1.France

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