by Eric Lindberg
Physical injuries and the psychological effects of war can have devastating consequences on the sexual functioning of service members and veterans.
Despite recent advances in protective gear, members of the U.S. military face a serious risk of genital injuries due to improvised explosives and other unique aspects of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Psychosocial challenges, such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, can also exacerbate issues with sexual functioning and libido.
A new study led by the USC School of Social Work’s Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families (CIR) is among the first to directly […]