Changes brought on by age can often make a person's sex life more difficult,[ 7 ] but there is still an internal drive or need for sexual fulfilment. Sexual activity of aging men and women: Check here for alerts. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3. Charles Pinto 1 Department of Psychiatry, T.
Sexuality in the elder is particularly affected by problems that are common in this age group, for example, depression, medical disorders, or incapacitation or death of a partner.
Some people practice orgasm controlwhereby a person or their sexual partner controls the level of sexual stimulation to delay orgasm, and to prolong the sexual experience leading up to orgasm. Physical sexual stimulation usually consists of touching the genitals or other erogenous zones. Williams and Wilkins; The Journal of Sexual Medicine. Pfeiffer and Davis[ 35 ] had pointed out that educational level is an important predictor of sexual interest, frequency and enjoyment for women. There was no gender difference noted.