Title

Biomarkers of Inflammation Mediate an Association Between Sexual Activity and Quality of Life in Older Adulthood

RIS ID

113367

Publication Details

Allen, M. (2017). Biomarkers of Inflammation Mediate an Association Between Sexual Activity and Quality of Life in Older Adulthood. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 14 (5), 654-658.

Abstract

Inflammatory processes underlie biological mechanisms responsible for age-related disease and quality of life. Psychological stress can activate acute-phase reactants associated with inflammation, and sexual activity can assist in the management of stress.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.03.247