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Sexuality in Older People

Subramani, Jayanthi Devi , Devasahayam , Arun, Wattis, John and Curran, Stephen (2011) Sexuality in Older People. Geriatric Medicine, 41 (1). pp. 31-35. ISSN 0268-201X

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Abstract

Sexuality in older people is affected by various factors including, sexual physiology in old age, physical illness, medication and mental illness; therefore, a thorough sexual history should form part of a comprehensive psychiatric assessment. Also, several sexual problems arise in people suffering from dementia, which range from decreased sexual activity to inappropriate sexual behaviours. Management of inappropriate sexual behaviours include psychological and pharmacological interventions.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
School of Human and Health Sciences
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Depositing User: John Wattis
Date Deposited: 03 May 2011 12:15
Last Modified: 03 May 2011 12:15
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/10271

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