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  • Suhair Hussni Al-Ghabeesh1
  • Muwafaq Al-Momani2
  • Ibraheem Bashayreh3
  • Ali Alshraifeen4
  • Ahmad Saifan3

1Faculty of Nursing, Head of the Clinical Nursing Department, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Airport Street, Amman, Jordan

2Princess Aisha Bint Al-Hussein College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Ma’an, Jordan

3Fatima College, Madinnat Zayed/Abu Dhabi, UAE

4Faculty of Nursing, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Abdallah Ghosheh, Az-Zarqa, Jordan

DOI: 10.22374/jomh.v15i2.146 Vol.15,Issue 2,April 2019 pp.66-76

Published: 01 April 2019

*Corresponding Author(s): Suhair Hussni Al-Ghabeesh E-mail:

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This study examined nurses’ role in their practice, nursing education and the impact of culture in Jordan on helping men suffering from sexual problems.

Design and Methods

A cross-sectional study design was used: 265 nurses completed and returned the questionnaire, a 57.4%response rate.


Overall, sexual health problems appeared hidden and unresolved. This may be a result of culture and society issues, including masculinity, men’s health beliefs, religious issues and men’s lack of trust in nurses and their keeping things confidential.

Practice Implications

Creating a comprehensive strategy for sexual health care is necessary. This will require education, increased awareness and development of appropriate gender sensitive health services to suit the culture of Jordan.


sexual health; sexual dysfunction; experience; attitudes; culture and nursing

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Suhair Hussni Al-Ghabeesh,Muwafaq Al-Momani,Ibraheem Bashayreh,Ali Alshraifeen,Ahmad Saifan. NURSES’ PERSPECTIVE TOWARDS CARING FOR JORDANIAN MEN WITH SEXUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS. Journal of Men's Health. 2019. 15(2);66-76.


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