Diferencias en la Vida Sexual de los Hombres Españoles Durante el Confinamiento por la COVID-19 por Orientación Sexual
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COVID-19; Lockdown; Sexual behavior; Sexual orientation; Spanish men COVID-19; Confinamiento; Comportamiento sexual; Orientación sexual; Hombres españoles

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Nebot-Garcia, J. E., Ballester-Arnal, R., Ruiz-Palomino, E., Elipe-Miravet, M., & Gil-Llario, M. D. (2023). Diferencias en la Vida Sexual de los Hombres Españoles Durante el Confinamiento por la COVID-19 por Orientación Sexual. Psicothema, 35(3). Recuperado a partir de https://reunido.uniovi.es/index.php/PST/article/view/20130


Antecedentes: La pandemia ha afectado al bienestar psicológico y a la sexualidad de la población, especialmente entre grupos vulnerables como los hombres de una minoría sexual. Método: En España, un total de 320 hombres heterosexuales y 151 hombres de minorías sexuales, de entre 18 y 60 años, respondieron un cuestionario online ad hoc sobre comportamiento sexual durante el confinamiento. Resultados: Durante el confinamiento, respecto a los hombres heterosexuales, los hombres de minorías sexuales se masturbaron más, realizaron más actividades sexuales en línea y tuvieron más sexo con no convivientes. En cambio, los hombres heterosexuales tuvieron más relaciones sexuales con su pareja. El hecho de vivir en pareja durante el confinamiento fue predictor de una mejoría de la vida sexual, sobre todo para los hombres heterosexuales. Además, el impacto emocional del confinamiento fue predictor de un empeoramiento de la vida sexual sin distinción por orientación sexual. Conclusiones: En futuras intervenciones habría que tener en cuenta que la vida sexual de los hombres está mediada por el impacto emocional del momento, especialmente entre los hombres de minorías sexuales, ya que su calidad de vida sexual muestra menor relación con algunas de las variables protectoras estudiadas (vivir en pareja).

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