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International Journal of Psychology & Behavior Analysis Volume 2 (2016), Article ID 2:IJPBA-117, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.15344/2455-3867/2016/117
Research Article
Sexual Satisfaction in Patients with Diabetes Type 2 and Their Partners

M. Graça Pereira1*, Olinda Marques2, Ângela Rodrigues1, Jónia Santos1 and Susana Pedras1

1University of Minho, School of Psychology, Portugal
2Hospital of Braga, Endocrinology Service, Portugal
Prof. M. Graça Pereira, University of Minho, School of Psychology, Campus de Gualtar, 4710-057, Braga, Portugal, Fax: +351 253 678 987; E-mail: gracep@psi.uminho.pt
30 July 2016; 26 October 2016; 28 October 2016
Pereira MG, Marques O, Rodrigues A, Santos J, Pedras S (2016) Sexual Satisfaction in Patients with Diabetes Type 2 and Their Partners. Int J Psychol Behav Anal 2: 117. doi: https://doi.org/10.15344/2455-3867/2016/117
This study was found by Bayer Portuguesa (B02/06). The authors wish to thank all patients who agreed to participate in this study.

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