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How Iranian Women with Spinal Cord Injury Understand Sexuality

Raziyeh Maasoumi 1 , Fatemeh Zarei 2 , Seyyed Hasan Emami Razavi 1 , * and Effat Merghati Khoei 1 , *
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1 Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Research Center (BASIR), Neuroscience Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Assistant Professor, Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Public Health, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran
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  • Trauma Monthly: May 2017, 22 (3); e33116
  • Published Online: August 17, 2016
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 12, 2015
  • Revised: October 20, 2015
  • Accepted: November 1, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.33116

To Cite: Maasoumi R, Zarei F, Emami Razavi S H, Merghati Khoei E. How Iranian Women with Spinal Cord Injury Understand Sexuality, Trauma Mon. 2017 ; 22(3):e33116. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.33116.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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