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Sexual Health Inventory for Men (SHIM)

Description and Context of Use: 
The SHIM diagnoses the presence and severity of erectile dysfunction (ED).
Population age range: 
Male adults (18+)
Number of items: 
5
Recall Period: 
Over the past 6 months
Response Scales: 
5- and 6-point Likert scale
Administration Mode: 
Self-administered; Paper and pen
Administration Time: 
Less than 5 minutes
References: 
Cappelleri JC, Siegel RL, Glasser DB, Osterloh IH, Rosen RC. Relationship between patient self-assessment of erectile dysfunction and the sexual health inventory for men. Clin Ther. 2001 Oct;23(10):1707-19.

Rosen RC, Cappelleri JC, Smith MD, Lipsky J, Peña BM. Development and evaluation of an abridged, 5-item version of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5) as a diagnostic tool for erectile dysfunction. Int J Impotence Res 1999;11:319-326.
Original Language: 
English (US)
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